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‘Abortion Is a Blessing’: Minister Commits to Giving Pre-Paid Gas Cards to Women Seeking Abortions

‘Abortion Is a Blessing’: Minister Commits to Giving Pre-Paid Gas Cards to Women Seeking Abortions



Episcopal priest Reverend Katherine Ragsdale, with her organization National Abortion Federation, will hand out pre-paid gas cards for women seeking abortions, according to FaithWire.


“Since there are a limited number of providers and states continue to impose additional restrictions, many women have to travel long distances to reach the closest provider who can help them,” NAF said in a statement. “And this situation will only worsen as the political environment continues to become more hostile toward abortion rights.”


Ragsdale, who is the Interim President and CEO of NAF, believes the initiative will provide more support for women “so that they can make, and act on, the best decisions for themselves and their families.”


The pilot program will run for three months and start in states that have waiting periods or other abortion restrictions, LifeNews reports.


The response comes in light of several states furthering restrictive abortion limits. States such as Alabama, Georgia, and Louisiana have nearly abolished terminations and several other states are poised to do the same.


As the first lesbian to become a leader of an Episcopal seminary, Ragsdale has been no stranger to controversy.


World Magazine reported Ragsdale’s allegiance lies not only with pro-choice causes, but pro-abortion.


“Abortion is a blessing and our work is not done,” she said at a pro-abortion rally. “Let me hear you say it: abortion is a blessing and our work is not done. Abortion is a blessing and our work is not done. Abortion is a blessing and our work is not done.”


She continued: “The ability to enjoy God’s good gift of sexuality without compromising one’s education, life’s work, or ability to put to use God’s gifts and call is simply [a] blessing.”


Catherine Glenn Foster, president and CEO of Americans United for Life, the largest pro-life legal organization in the country, believes the pilot program doesn’t help women but abortion centers.


“This is a half-baked publicity stunt by NAF meant to create the impression that there is even a need for this,” she said. “Why doesn’t the abortion industry—dominated by a ‘non-profit’ that has over a hundred million in the bank—lower its prices instead? Because it’s all about profit for them.”


Photo courtesy: Getty Images/Andrey Popov

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