In a Townhall.com opinion piece, well-known pastor Robert Jeffress contends killing a child in Syria is no more atrocious than killing a child in the womb. Robert Jeffress is pastor of the 11,000-member First Baptist Church of Dallas and host of “Pathway to Victory.”
While President Obama decries the genocide of children in Syria, Jeffress is pointing to genocide of children on Obama’s home turf.
“Make no mistake about it, I believe that Assad’s actions are reprehensible. However, to make a convincing moral argument against genocide, abortion, slavery, or any other injustice one must appeal to a moral code that transcends time and culture. And such a universal, moral code can only come from God. As Yale law professor Arthur Leff asked, “Who among us ought to be able to declare ‘law’ that ought to be obeyed? Either God exists or He does not, but if He does not, nothing and no one can take His place.” read the article…
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