Florida Christians: Make Abortion A Death Penalty Crime

A Christian political committee, Abolish Abortion Florida, is pushing for a 2018 ballot measure that would charge doctors who provide abortions and women who get abortions with first-degree, pre-meditated murder, which means those people could get the death penalty.

According to a Sept. 25 press release by the pro-life group, the execution law would include other situations beyond actual abortion procedures:

"Abortion" would include any abortifacient drug or device that can kill an embryo by preventing implantation, as well as the intentional destruction of unwanted IVF embryos. The amendment would define life as beginning at fertilization rather than "conception," and declares that "abortion deprives an innocent human being of the inalienable right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness."

Abolish Abortion Florida slams pro-life politicians on its website:

The perpetual treadmill of pro-life regulationism benefits those who champion the legislation. It gives them good ratings with pro-life organizations, which they can use to gain even more votes. They see abortion, the murder of children, as merely a political issue which they can use to gain more power. They may say things like, "I believe abortion is murder," but they never put forward any legislation consistent with this supposed belief.

The Abolish Abortion Florida website identifies the group as evangelical Christians:

We are evangelical Christians who believe that the only right way to fight evil is with God and His Word. Abortion, nor any societal evil for that matter, will ever be abolished without appealing to the higher law of God. We refuse to "leave religion out of it," because without God, there is no basis for right and wrong.

Instead of relying upon how the world says we ought to fight evil, we rely upon how God says to fight evil. We are working to build Christ's Kingdom and please Him in all that we do, including how we seek to establish justice for the pre-born.

There is no specific owner of the Abolish Abortion Florida website listed at Who.Is, but rather a generic proxy front.

Sources: Abolish Abortion Florida via Christian Newswire, Abolish Abortion Florida, Who.Is / Photo credit: Abolish Abortion Florida

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