A prophetic people standing--abortion clinics closing
Since the Supreme Court twisted the Constitution and legalized abortion in 1973, American Christians have been trying to stand against what has become the most lethal example of infanticide in history--some 50 million babies legally murdered in the womb. What was once referred to as the safest place in the cliche "safer than a mother's womb" has succumbed to self indulgence and the mantra of an anti-God feminist movement. The consequences of wiping out an entire generation of Americans, the intent of Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger to eliminate black people, became a multi-billion dollar industry built on death. According to Bloomberg Business report, all that may be changing.
Pro-lifers are seeing a trend in America of declining abortions thanks to Christians becoming more active at the local level of politics and influencing state lawmakers to take a legal stand against abortion clinics. Texas, according to Bloomberg, is a shining example of how to beat the godless who want to profit at the expense of innocent blood. Bloomberg reports: "Most providers there closed after the state became the largest and most populous in the U.S. to require that they become hospital-like outpatient surgical centers, which can cost millions to buy or build. The state also mandates that doctors have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals." A July study quoted by Bloomberg reveals a 13% decline in abortions as a result.
US Census Bureau data compiled by Bloomberg indicates that since 2011, 162 abortion clinics have closed --the fastest annual pace on record--and only 21 have opened. Bloomberg cites as examples, "Summit Women's Center in Bridgeport, Conn., closed in 2015 after 40 years in business, citing reduced demand. In Kalispell, Mont., Susan Cahill said she didn't have the money to rebuild after her practice got vandalized in 2014. Following the loss of two providers, Missouri is now one of five states in which a sole clinic remains. Of all the facilities in the nation that closed or stopped performing terminations, about a third were operated by Planned Parenthood; of the ones that opened, three-quarters were."
Those who have prayed and acted are now turning the tide against the darkness of this age! Praise God! Thank you, Lord for those who have worked in states to pass legislation against this taking of innocent blood. And thank you, Lord for those legislators who bravely and courageously stood in the face of evil to get the job done. Deuteronomy 30:19 says, " I call heaven and earth as witness this day against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing: therefore choose life, that both you and your descendants may live." Life is in the Lord and of the Lord and we should choose him to have it more abundantly. Now, thanks to the efforts of prayer and action, more will have that choice!
Have a Blessed and Powerful Day!