You can't value any human life if you rob it of its inherent right to exist.

A marcher attending the Women's March on Washington holds up a pro-abortion sign on January 21, 2017 in Washington, DC.

By Liberty McArtor Published on January 12, 2018

On January 21, 2017, the Women’s March on Washington became the largest march in American history. On January 21, 2018, Women’s March, the organization behind last year’s historic protest, will hold an anniversary event in Nevada. Like last year, similar events will be held in cities around the nation.

This year’s event is called “Power to the Polls.” According to the website, it’ll “launch a national voter registration tour” and “channel the energy and activism of the Women’s March into tangible strategies and concrete wins in 2018.”

But something else is happening on January 21. It’s Sanctity of Life Sunday. Every year around this time, pro-lifers observe the anniversary of Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade. Often it’s with sermons about the value of life, and education on how to get hands-on in the pro-life movement. It’s sometimes marked with a presidential proclamation.

There are plenty of problems with Women’s March and its events. But the fact that Sanctity of Life Sunday falls on the same day as its next event highlights the worst problem of all.

Human Rights are Human Rights

Let me put politics aside for a moment. To be honest, I sympathize with Women’s March’s desire to lift up the marginalized. Though its solutions are often misguided, the organization’s desire to fight for minority communities, disabled people, immigrants and others is clear. Those involved want to make life better for people who have traditionally struggled and held little influence.

And this is where — politics still aside — the movement is choked by sad irony.

While claiming to exalt the marginalized, members marginalize the most vulnerable group of all: unborn children. They brush aside the very group that we as women, by our biology, have the privilege of carrying, nurturing and bringing into the world.

If any Women’s Marchers are reading this, they probably rolled their eyes at that last sentence. Maybe they’d say I care more about fetuses who haven’t been born yet than real-live people. That’s false.

Human rights have to start in the womb, otherwise they’re meaningless outside it.

Here’s the deal: you can’t value any human life if you rob it of its inherent right to exist.

The Women’s March website lists several “unity principles.” Among them are statements like “Women’s rights are human rights,” and “LGBTQIA rights are human rights.” But it fails to include the most obvious statement of all: Human rights are human rights.

The Other Women

This is why so many women cannot join in Women’s March events. It’s not just that Women’s March rejects pro-lifers — which the organization has done at an official level, by the way. It’s that, despite touting so many “human rights,” the movement has rejected the most basic human right.

There are plenty of other reasons to criticize Women’s March and its efforts. Their affiliation with an anti-American, terrorist-supporting activist, for one. The fact that they include as “women” people who are biologically male and only undermine true women’s causes, for another. And the fact that the only women they care about promoting are those who will further an extremely progressive agenda.

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But the fact that they reject the most basic human right — life — and evangelize for the cause, is the most telling.

So on January 21, thousands, or maybe millions, of women will gather around the nation for the “Power to the Polls” event. But millions of others will gather in churches. They’ll gather in pregnancy centers, shelters and ministries. They’ll be helping women and their babies to not only make it, but thrive.

And they’ll be praying. Praying for the restoration of the most basic human right, and the liberation of America’s women from this lie that unborn life is the enemy.

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  • Gary

    Abortion is against God’s law, but not man’s law. It will remain legal until God comes and takes over. You child murderers enjoy your freedom to do wrong while you can. Its not a permanent situation.

  • Andy6M

    “Here’s the deal: you can’t value any human life if you rob it of its inherent right to exist.”

    Excellent!

  • Lalala Poopoo

    Civil war is a must. We need to purge society now, because god will not save us. That is not his job. Only the devil intervenes with human affairs.

    • Paul

      You’re saying God doesn’t intervene in human affairs and will not save us. We must save ourselves?

      • Andrew Mason

        Guess they missed the bits in Scripture where God chose to intervene.

        • Paul

          Just a few minor events lol

  • Ryan

    The left makes war on the unborn because they fear they won’t become one of them.

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