Published: April 12, 2022 Noon EST
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Over the course of Lent, one “church” in Chicago observed the occasion by fasting from “whiteness.” The First United Church of Oak Park committed to abstaining from any religious music written or composed by white composers over the 40 days before Resurrection Sunday. Church leader, Reverend John Edgerton said this:
Justice must be loved into existence. It is the only way. White people absolutely have a place in the redemption story. White people were even at the foot of the cross: they were the Roman guards. As white people we must love our Redeemer enough to put down our spears. We must love our redeemer [sic] more than our whiteness, and kneel before our redeemer [sic] who is a dark-skinned man from the poor parts of town.
The church posted a press release online, saying the mission of Lent this year was to “lift up the voices of Black People, Indigenous People and People of Color.” In a church newsletter from last month, the congregation asks for prayers for “an end to racism, injustice, violence,” and announces “anti-racism” workshops, asking for support to “intentionally and continuously…. root out and dismantle the evils of racism and white supremacy in our structures.”
So for all the talk about injustice, violence, and racism, why don’t they mention the evils of abortion and the disproportionate effect it has on the black community?
Black women have the highest rate of abortion in the U.S., with around 20 million black babies having been murdered in abortion since 1973 (nearly 1/3 of total abortions since its legalization). It is well known racism has been preserved through abortion: one of the most well-known icons of the birth control movement, Margaret Sanger, was an open eugenicist and racist. Richard Nixon even said:
A majority of people in Colorado voted for abortion. I think a majority of people in Michigan are for abortion. I think in both cases, well, certainly in Michigan they will vote for it because they think that what’s going to be aborted generally are the little black bastards….
The roots of abortion in the U.S. are explicitly racist, yet ‘woke’ satanists masquerading as Christians refuse to speak up. The reality is, they are utterly disgraceful and profoundly hypocritical.