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One of the most offensive emotional arguments you will hear come from the lips of those who argue for the legalized murder known as abortion is that even if we say it's wrong to kill some kids, you can't say it's wrong to kill those who are the product of a rape. I say it's offensive because I have spoken with individuals who were born as products of rape. They are loving, compassionate, wonderful people - in some cases, they are excellent parents, lovingly raising their own children. And as Rick Santorum pointed out in a recent debate, think how backwards we have become as a society when the Supreme Court of the United States decrees that we cannot execute a rapist, but decrees that we can execute the innocent child that comes as a result.
Though I've never met Ryan Scott Bomberger, I'd like to. Being one of those human beings (a product of rape) that the left would tell you is less worthy of life than they are, Bomberger is making waves on behalf of the cause of life:
Ryan Scott Bomberger is not just passionate about the preciousness and potential of every human being from the moment of conception; he is alive today because of what his birth-mother decided after she was raped -- to give birth to him and put him up for adoption.
In a video detailing what he calls her "courageous decision," Bomberger details his love-filled life with his adoptive mother and father and his 12 siblings, 10 of whom, like him, were adopted.
The video also reveals his accomplishments and his role as a father to his own adopted children.
"I keep thinking about this myth that is put out there by Planned Parenthood - the reason why they profit in the millions - because they destroy beautiful possibilities every single day," Bomberger said in remarks on Wednesday at the Family Research Council in Washington, D.C.
Even in cases of rape and incest, Bomberger said, choosing life not only blesses the child but many others through the lives they can go on to live.
"Although you may be in this immediate moment of pain and chaos, there is another side of the story," he said. "There's something beautiful that can rise from the ashes of such a violent act."
Bomberger is the man who started the Radiance Foundation that began putting up billboards years ago in Atlanta that pointed out not just how tragic abortion is in general, but the devastating effects it is having on the black community (of which Bomberger is a part):
He also paid for billboards that said "The 13th Amendment Freed Us. Abortion Enslaved Us."
Bomberger said the "mainstream media" reported that the billboards were racist.
But Bomberger claims the racism is what has driven the abortion movement, dating back to the Darwinist eugenics philosophy of Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger and the social services movement in the 1960s that said black children's cultural heritage would suffer if they were adopted by white parents.
In fact, Bomberger said, adoption is the ultimate act of racial reconciliation and that what children need most is a loving family.
"They want a mommy and daddy to love them," Bomberger said.
Bomberger's right. His point actually exposes another duplicity of the abortion crowd who say disgusting things like, "Well it's wrong to force people to have children they can't pay for or care for." I have to believe that they don't even realize what they are saying. The answer for unwantedness is finding wanting parents, not killing kids. The answer for lack of resources to support kids is finding resources, not killing kids. Those whose best idea for solving our social ills is killing children are those we need to relegate to the back of the cultural bus...and fast.
Meanwhile, Bomberger is part of the new wave of pro-life leaders who I believe are helping expedite the day where our culture finally has the courage to end the killing.the day we finally realize it's time to abandon the slave-owners ideology that believes that any human being has the right to deny the unalienable rights of another human being.
Regardless of the circumstances surrounding the conception of a human being, and regardless of the economic environment surrounding the child when they are born, they are a human being created in the image of God, and therefore are worthy of protection. Anyone who argues otherwise is on the wrong side of history and the wrong side of morality. They must be defeated.