Sunday, November 10, 2013

Sanctity of LIFE Sunday - #2

And God blessed them, saying: Increase and multiply, and fill the earth, and subdue it, and rule over the fishes of the sea, and the fowls of the air, and all living creatures that move upon the earth.
~Genesis 1:28

Much compassion is directed toward our animal friends these days. In and of itself, that is as it should be. After all, we have a moral obligation to treat our animal companions well. A cause for concern, however, arises when a world plagued with inhumanity to vulnerable people, disproportionately elevates animals - above the unborn, infirm and aged. While kindness should extend to our animal friends, those who care for them and bemoan their dire circumstances - all the while ignoring the plight of the unborn - fall far from righteousness. All things in proportionate measure...