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Reverend Carlton Veazey on abortion and “moral agency”

by | Jun 14, 2017

By Sarah Terzo

The Reverend Carlton Veazey, who heads the Washington, D.C.-based Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice and founded its Black Church Initiative said:

“I was raised by my father, who was also a minister, to believe in the moral agency of individuals, that they had a right to make moral choices. Choice is a God-given right. To have a child can be a sacred choice. By the same token, to not have a child can be a sacred choice.

The woman may not be prepared to bring a new life into the world. She may not be able to provide for a child. She may decide, `My life is not where it should be.”

Connie Schultz, “Abortion Can Be a Sacred Choice,” Newhouse News Feb. 3, 2006.

Preborn baby at nine weeks, before and after an abortion. This is what Reverend Carlton Veazey calls a “sacred choice”

Editor’s note. This appeared at Clinic Quotes and is reposted with permission.

Categories: Abortion
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