What struck me most about Rice was that he always gave an impressive witness to the fact that an intensely pro-life, faithful male Christian can and should be manly. He always told it like it is. No apologies. He never avoided necessary battles.
'I was appalled to learn it was legal for a twenty-week-old fetus to be deliberately delivered alive in a breech position, then killed by the doctor as he or she held the baby and thrust pointed scissors into the base of the baby’s skull.'
The new rules require faith-based providers to make referrals for emergency contraception, partner with groups which provide abortion, or notify the federal government which would make arrangements for the abortion.
If we, as Christians, truly believe that God is the author of all life then we need to stand boldly against abortion and be the Church that Christ has called us to be – reaching the lost and saving souls.