Stop devaluation! (Guns or abortion?)

If we don’t want to continue to see random mass murders in America, we must stop devaluing human life! Speaking about the need to do something to stop mass killings, President Obama said: “This is something we should politicize. It is relevant to our common life together.” And “This is a political choice we make to allow this to happen every few months in America.” He believes that insufficient gun control devalues human life. I believe that the greater problems are:

disposable human life

Abortion devalues life and declares it to be disposable. A society that supports killing human life in the womb dooms itself to violence and killing everywhere!

Words and images of violence, vulgarity, and disrespect devalue human life. When media continually devalue respect for others, that disrespect will eventually show up in society as anger and then violence.

Making hunting down and killing human beings a recreational activity, devalues human life. A love for killing in cyber space can spill over into real life.

A society that encourages people to “get wasted” devalues human life. If your own life is of no more value that to “waste,” why would you respect anybody else’s life?

About Steve Simms

I like to look and think outside the box. In college I encountered Jesus Christ and I have been passionate about trying to get to know Him better ever since. My wife and I co-lead a non-traditional expression of the body of Christ in Nashville based on open participation and Spirit-led sharing. We long to see the power and passion of the first Christ-followers come to life in our time. I have written a book about our experiences called, "Beyond Church: An Invitation To Experience The Lost Word Of The Bible--Ekklesia" that is available in Kindle & paperback @
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