From OSV Daily: Baby Thrown Away

Today at the OSV Daily is a report from AP about an infant scheduled for abortion who was born alive … then place in a plastic bag for disposal.

In the first century AD in the Roman Empire, Christians were a hunted sect … yet they had many converts from among the Roman citizenry because of their loving care for the sick and imprisoned, and their practice of adopting infants who had been discarded by their parents. (Infanticide was legal up to the eighth day of the child’s life.)

We cannot count on our leaders to denounce this kind of horror. Indeed, President Obama has made this abundantly clear. And yet, history has taught us … no nation can remain strong, or continue for long, if this kind of moral cancer encroaches unchecked among our people.

How can we ask God to bless America, if we throw away His most precious gifts?

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