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In a Hurricane’s Wake, Fundraising for Death

Michael Egnor


Just in case you had any doubts about the moral character of the obsession with “reproductive equity,” National Review’s Alexandra DeSanctis writes:

The Lilith Fund is a Texas nonprofit “for reproductive equity,” and in the wake of [hurricane Harvey’s] devastation, the group created an emergency fund to provide financial help to “Harvey survivors seeking abortion care.” “With increased barriers like temporary clinic closures, displacement, loss of homes/vehicles, and more, access to abortion just got even more difficult for those affected by Harvey,” says a post on the group’s Facebook page. The National Network of Abortion Funds, NARAL Pro-Choice Texas, and the Women’s March, along with left-wing activists, quickly voiced support for the fund as an important way to help those affected by Harvey.

Scores of people dead, countless thousands homeless, a huge city beset with ruin and hunger and disease, and the “reproductive equity” folks are concerned that there might not be enough abortions in Harvey’s wake.

The etymology of “Lilith” Fund is interesting. Now transformed into a feminist icon, the Hebrew word is found in the Book of Isaiah, where it refers to a creature of the night, a screech owl or something worse. In the Babylonian Talmud, Lilith is a female demon, sexually wanton. In folklore, she steals babies in the night. It seems she steals babies in floods as well.

The abortion lobby, among its many disreputable traits (such as a fondness for lucre), is like a cult. Abortion is a sacrament in the materialist/atheist religion, as lives of children are offered up. They even name their charity after a demon.

In the midst of a cataclysm, Catholics attend Mass. Protestants worship in church. Jews pray in synagogue. “Reproductive choicers” abort. We offer our sacraments, each in his own way.

As The Federalist co-founder Sean Davis notes, the Lilith Fund is a “great investment” if you think that Harvey left too many survivors.

Photo credit: 12019, via Pixabay.

Michael Egnor

Senior Fellow, Center for Natural & Artificial Intelligence
Michael R. Egnor, MD, is a Professor of Neurosurgery and Pediatrics at State University of New York, Stony Brook, has served as the Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery, and award-winning brain surgeon. He was named one of New York’s best doctors by the New York Magazine in 2005. He received his medical education at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and completed his residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital. His research on hydrocephalus has been published in journals including Journal of Neurosurgery, Pediatrics, and Cerebrospinal Fluid Research. He is on the Scientific Advisory Board of the Hydrocephalus Association in the United States and has lectured extensively throughout the United States and Europe.



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