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Pro-lifers must beware how they wield truth

Alexi Sargeant of First Things identified a “danger” for the pro-life movement: being too economical with the truth.

For instance, pro-lifers sometimes overstate “the statistical connection between abortion and clinical depression – rather than simply share stories of real women experiencing post-abortion grief, they exaggerate the pervasiveness of the condition.”

We must also speak the truth “without self-righteousness, and with compassion,” he wrote.

In the end, the truth isn’t something we possess, so much as it possesses us. “The truth is not a weapon we use. Instead, it is we who should be the weapons Truth wields.”

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