As Christians lament the destruction of the American family, and lament the outcome of the Ohio abortion vote, they have been divorcing, contracepting and even aborting at the same rate as the secular world.
What occurred last week was a natural result of the pro-life movement's myopic focus on political power and its neglect of cultural transformation. We've tried to change law without simultaneously changing hearts, seeking a harvest without first sowing seeds.
In approving Ohio Issue 1, which every legislator has a ‘grave and clear obligation to oppose,’ one commits an objectively grave moral offense, which if done with sufficient knowledge and freedom, equates to a mortal sin.
‘We call on Ohio to be the sanctuary ALL mothers deserve to help them protect their babies,’ Will Goodman and John Hinshaw write. ‘Ohio, rise once again for threatened lives, stand in solidarity with your forefathers.’