An American Generation Erased
BY RON FRASER
FROM THE JULY 1998 TRUMPET PRINT EDITION
America’s founding fathers promised future generations in this great nation life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. If those men were to be resurrected today, how galling it would be for them to witness the country’s end-of-millennium leadership endorsing a policy which allows the legal slaughter of a quarter of its regenerating population, before they have had the chance to breathe just one breath of fresh air.
In 1992 there were 27.5 abortions for every 100 live births in the U.S. Each year, of every 100 women in the U.S. aged between 15 and 44, three will have an abortion. If current rates are sustained, 43 percent of American women will have an abortion in their lifetime. The comparisons are staggering. These figures indicate abortion is as commonplace as divorce for women in America. In the educated U.S. society, twice as many women now have abortions as gain college degrees. The fact is that some women are now using abortion as a means of birth control, with 66 percent of women who aborted claiming that they intend to have more children—when it’s convenient—at the “right” time!
Around 38 percent of women undergoing abortion in the U.S. enjoy a family income in the $30,000-60,000 bracket. These women are middle class, capable of thinking their situation through, capable of making a deliberate choice to murder an unborn human life—and capable of paying for the service!
Since the infamous 1973 Roe vs. Wade case which set the precedent for legalized abortion in the United States, the U.S. has slaughtered over 31 million of its regenerative population—in the womb! Without this legalized slaughter of human life, the U.S. population would be close to 12 percent greater than it is today. This is America’s lost generation! The Supreme Court decision which effectively legalized abortion in the United States has resulted in a genocide of American lives far in excess of all those poor souls who have fallen victim to “ethnic cleansing” in the Balkans and Africa. Indeed, the figure is more comparable to the number of deaths for which Stalin, Hitler and Mao Tse Tung were responsible.
Not only in America is this late-twentieth-century phenomenon of murder in the womb extant. In London, a registered charity has offered a walk-in lunch-hour termination service to its busy secretaries and professional women. The technique employed takes as little as ten minutes—time to rush in, quickly abort the inconveniently conceived life, then off for a tuna sandwich and Chardonnay with the latest boyfriend! Ghastly!
It is to the morality of this diabolical business of the slaughter of innocents in the womb that we must look for the cause of its wickedly desensitizing effect on our modern-day culture.
Increasingly we see the insidious influence of the social engineers which turned the established family culture of America upside down, in the ’60s and ’70s in particular. America’s mind has been closed to the horror of mass slaughter taking place within the collective national womb. Publishers and editors ban the use of the phrase “unborn child,” preferring instead the sanitized term “fetus.” The press at large maintains either a deliberate or ignorant silence. This has bred a collective national conscience largely ignorant of the fact of modern abortion. Yet, subconsciously, the average American knows that something dreadful is extant, even as the average German during World War II feigned ignorance to the holocaust, yet in their heart knew that something dreadful was going on amongst them on a massive scale.
The creeping moral relativism of liberal socialists, imposed upon latter-day America, has produced a deep seated canker of immorality and an unfeeling nature into the way that America regards human life. Something is destroying America’s natural affection (II Tim. 3:1-4) and respect for human life. Something has hardened this nation’s heart to the point where little newborn human beings can be trashed in public toilets and dumpsters and it all so easily becomes just yesterday’s news.
Where will it end? If one category of life can be declassified, why can’t others? Why not apply the abortion logic to other “inconvenient” lives, say, the homeless, elderly, disabled, unwanted immigrants, prisoners, unwed mothers? As one journalist asked, “If there is no God to govern in the affairs of men, then why shouldn’t government or medical ethicists or public opinion be our God?” Indeed, why not—if there is no God?
But there is a God! His proven word declares, “For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold the truth in unrighteousness; Because that which may be known of God is manifest in them; for God hath showed it unto them. For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse” (Rom. 1:18-20).
This universal God is a God of life! He sustains the immutable law that life can only be begotten by pre-existing life! His very Son, whom He sent to this earth almost 2,000 years ago, declared, “I am come that they might have life and that they might have it more abundantly” (John 10:10).
It takes a mind converted from the selfishness, greed, vanity and lust of human nature to the purity of godly righteousness to understand this great mystery of human life. It takes a miracle. You need that miracle worked in your life. You need to receive The Holy Spirit and be received by God through Jesus the Christ.
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