Religious Hypocrisy

Is evangelical support for Trump a contradiction? https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2020/7/9/21291493/donald-trump-evangelical-christians-kristin-kobes-du-mez

The Christian right has a plan to turn the US into an oppressive theocratic state — and they have already started https://www.rawstory.com/2019/04/christian-right-plan-turn-us-oppressive-theocratic-state-already-started/

Inside the Influential Evangelical Group Mobilizing to Reelect Trump “THE COVID VIRUS has been a gift from God,” began Ken Eldred. “The kingdom of God advances through a series of glorious victories, cleverly disguised as disasters.” Inside the Influential Evangelical Group Mobilizing to Reelect Trump

I Questioned the Sincerity of Donald Trump’s Pro-Life Stance. The Response From My Fellow Evangelicals Was Troubling I Questioned the Sincerity of Donald Trump’s Pro-Life Stance. The Response From My Fellow Evangelicals Was Troubling — TIME

The Moral Confusion of Trump Christians https://johnpavlovitz.com/2018/08/28/the-moral-confusion-of-trump-christians/?utm_campaign=coschedule&utm_source=facebook_page&utm_medium=John%20Pavlovitz

The Terribly Tiny God of MAGA Christians https://johnpavlovitz.com/2019/04/11/the-terribly-tiny-god-of-maga-christians/

Maher Thanks Trump For Exposing Evangelicals As ‘Shameless Hypocrites’ https://www.patheos.com/blogs/progressivesecularhumanist/2016/11/maher-thanks-trump-for-exposing-evangelicals-as-shameless-hypocrites/

The Mormon Church’s $100 Billion Secret Fund The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has amassed one of the world’s largest investment funds, but few people know it exists. WSJ’s Ian Lovett on new details about the fund and the church’s plans for it. https://www.wsj.com/podcasts/the-journal/the-mormon-church-100-billion-secret-fund/124CE913-14E4-4D9E-AAA9-6E75E96F6514

Why White Evangelicals Abandoned Their Principles for Donald Trump https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2018/03/why-white-evangelicals-abandoned-their-principles-for-trump.html

WATCH: Buttigieg asks whether Pence ‘stopped believing in scripture when he started believing in Donald Trump’ https://www.pbs.org/newshour/politics/watch-buttigieg-asks-how-pence-can-support-porn-star-presidency

Catholic cardinals urge end of ‘homosexual agenda’ – BBC News US

Catholic diocese and former bishop in W.Va. knowingly employed pedophiles, suit says – The Washington Post

Evangelical church accusations  Larry Nassar’s First Accuser Is Taking On Another Big Target—This Time, Within Her Own Evangelical Community http://slate.me/2ttUs8Z

President Obama’s Tenure Was More “Christian” Than His Critics Will Ever Admit

Tea Pain @TeaPainUSA Aug 29 MAGA challenge.  Name three examples where Trump has modeled his life after the teachings of Jesus.  Name the incident along with the book, chapter and verse.https://twitter.com/TeaPainUSA/status/1299741406056058880?s=20
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daily show evangelical support

https://www.instagram.com/tv/CEopP5ygEBt/?igshid=lee16ln650kv daily show evangelical support

Pro birth nun argument https://www.facebook.com/moyersandcompany/posts/1978211398863528

“I notice your heavy burden for the sanctity of life evaporates upon delivery. In many cases, any compassion you proclaim really has a nine-month expiration date, as if life begins at conception but ends upon leaving the birth canal.” https://www.facebook.com/793102174046322/posts/2216378915051967/

The shame of child poverty in the age of Trump

What excuse does the United States have for its striking levels of child poverty?https://www.salon.com/2020/02/04/the-shame-of-child-poverty-in-the-age-of-trump-_partner/

The Fraudulence of ‘Pro-life, Christian’ Bullies https://johnpavlovitz.com/2018/03/29/the-fraudulence-of-pro-life-christian-bullies/?utm_campaign=coschedule&utm_source=facebook_page&utm_medium=John%20Pavlovitz

As we prepare to cut one-third of the social services of this country, as we intend to balance the US budget on the backs of women and children for the sake of the affluent and the privileged and ignore the effect budget cuts will make on the lives around us, we have no right to call ourselves pro-life.

U.N. report: With 40M in poverty, U.S. most unequal developed nation — and more than half of those live in “extreme” or “absolute” poverty. The 20-page report by Philip Alston, U.N. special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, says U.S. policies benefit the rich and exacerbate poverty. https://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2018/06/22/UN-report-With-40M-in-poverty-US-most-unequal-developed-nation/8671529664548/

The last surviving member of the Nuremberg trials prosecuting team has said Donald Trump committed “a crime against humanity” with the recent family separation policy. Ben Ferencz, 99, made the comment during a recent interview with outgoing United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein. The lawyer said it was “painful” when he heard about how the Trump administration had separated more than 2,000 children from their families after they had crossed the US-Mexico border. https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/trump-border-crisis-nazis-nuremberg-trial-ben-ferencz-family-separation-migrants-un-a8485606.html

Abortion rates have fallen over the past 25 years, even as more countries have made the procedure legal and easier to get, according to a new report released Tuesday.

Countries with the most restrictive abortion laws also have the highest rates of abortionthe study by the Guttmacher Institute found. Easier access to birth control drives down abortion rates, the report also finds.

Abortion rates go down when countries make it legal: report https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-care/abortion-rates-go-down-when-countries-make-it-legal-report-n858476

Should 11-year-old girls have to bear their rapists’ babies? Ohio says yes.https://www.chicagotribune.com/columns/eric-zorn/ct-perspec-zorn-abortion-rape-heartbeat-ohio-child-argentina-20190509-story.html

Hypocrisy of men not taking responsibility in their part of unwanted pregnancieshttp://www.scarymommy.com/52-of-men-said-birth-control-doesnt-benefit-them/?utm_source=FB 

THE SHAME OF CHILD POVERTY IN THE AGE OF TRUMP 

WHAT EXCUSE DOES THE UNITED STATES HAVE FOR ITS STRIKING LEVELS OF CHILD POVERTY?http://reverbpress.com/news/pro-lifers-reduce-abortions-quit-voting-gop/

‘World shrugging’ as Syria death toll mounts

Trump May Be Anti-Abortion, But He’s Absolutely Not ‘Pro-Life’ – VICE

“PRO LIFE” HYPOCRISY – ENCOMPASSED IN PRO CHOICE IS THE RIGHT TO HAVE THE CHILD

If you’re for the birth until the child turns out black, gay, trans, Muslim, or being carried away to escape from gangs or warfare, and condoning caging separated children, you’re Pro Birth, not Pro Life. 

What if we agree that the goal should be to reduce abortions? It’s a matter of accessible programs, contraception for the inevitable, adequate education, and accountability on men as well. What if part of being pro-choice means that women get to decide that they do have the baby? Many men pressure them to have abortions when they actually want the choice. Wealthy and powerful will ALWAYS have access to safe abortion. It mostly affects the underprivileged in lack of safety and resources.

So ‘Pro-Life’ They’ll Ignore a Literal Maternal Mortality Crisis https://www.thecut.com/2020/09/ted-cruz-under-fire-for-tweet-about-pregnancy-and-abortion.html