Skip to comments.Republicans in This Legislature Boycotted the Daily Prayer After a Minister Prayed for Abortion
Posted on 03/04/2016 9:38:55 AM PST by Morgana
Kentucky pro-life lawmakers refused to attend the opening of the state General Assembly last week because a pastor began the meeting by praying for abortions.
The Rev. Lauren Mayfield, pastor of the Lynhurst United Church of Christ in Louisville, Kentucky, was a guest of pro-abortion state Rep. Joni Jenkins, D-Shively, a member of the church, according to the Daily Independent.
During the opening prayer on Tuesday, Feb. 23, Mayfield prayed for these legislators [to] work toward preserving the dignity of women in the quest for reproductive justice, the report states. She also prayed for vision, peace and justice and asked the holy source to lead lawmakers in the spirit of collaboration and gentleness.
The report continues:
So when House Speaker Greg Stumbo, D-Prestonsburg, gaveled in the House Wednesday, there were no Republicans or nearly none present. (Four were shown as answering the roll call on their voting machines but they apparently quickly departed the chamber.)
House Minority Leader Jeff Hoover, R-Jamestown, said the Republicans absence was deliberate.
We are extremely disappointed in the choice by Speaker Stumbo and House Democrats for the offering of prayer yesterday, said Hoover. Today, we just decided to have our own time of prayer and avoid the embarrassment of yesterday and not be a part of it.
Hoover believes Mayfields reference to reproductive justice was staged by Stumbo, Jenkins, and Rep. Mary Lou Marzian, D-Louisville, who deny the charge.
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Marzian is pro-choice and sponsor of a bill relating to male prescriptions for erectile dysfunction drugs to mimic and satirize a bill requiring women to undergo face-to-face counseling 24 hours prior to an abortion. That bill has been signed into law. Marzians would require men to make two doctors visits, supply a note of permission from their wives and an oath on the bible theyd use the prescription only for relations with their wives.
Stumbo and Jenkins said they had no advance knowledge of the subject of Mayfields prayer.
In the past few months, pro-lifers have been winning long-fought victories for unborn babies and their moms in the Kentucky legislature.
One of the measures that pro-abortion legislators oppose is Senate Bill 4, which pro-life Gov. Matt Bevin recently signed into law. It is the first pro-life law to pass the Kentucky legislature in 12 years.
The new law amends the states informed consent law to require either an in-person or a real-time video consultation between a doctor and woman at least 24 hours before having an abortion, according to the Associated Press. During the meeting, the woman will be informed about the risks of abortion, the age of her unborn baby and the support available to her if she chooses childbirth.
Legislators said the bill was needed because some abortion facilities were not conducting live consultations with women before abortion procedures; instead, they would instruct women to call in and listen to a recorded message, which didnt allow women to ask questions or voice concerns, according to the AP.
So by obvious critical thinking, being pregnant and carrying a baby to term can be a crime based on that statement?
Just put a penny between your knees, for crying out loud.
Not a Reverend
but a left wing propagandist
. Mayfield prayed [?????} for these legislators to work toward preserving the dignity of women in the quest for reproductive justice.
What about the little children, 'Reverend'?
You don't give a **** about "justice" for them?
Leftwing Propagandist and Phony "Reverend" Rev. Lauren Mayfield
A woman “pastor”? Jesus never heard of such a thing, and neither should His church. Many of these satanic teachings come from women who have usurped a role designated by God as reserved for males. (A pastor is to be “the husband of one wife,” according to Scripture.)
Is she a pastor in the Satanic Church?
**Mayfield prayed for these legislators [to] work toward preserving the dignity of women in the quest for reproductive justice,**
None of which is the calling of a Christian minister.
Pro choice = Pro death
This started long before women were allowed to play pastor.
For women to even get to that point the authority of Scripture had to be undermined. Libs had to ask that age old question Did God really say...
Americans have to be the dumbest upright knuckle draggers on the planet.
The truth and benefit of everything God said by whatever means (there was no scripture yet, at least that we are told). Sometimes bible-based Christians take this as a specific quarrel with the bible, but it ends up being a quarrel with all wisdom. God expresses wisdom in many ways.
Actually it would be; they just have a cockamamie idea of reproductive justice.
Reproductive justice is doing it right, the way God made it to be. If pursued sincerely, it’s better than anything the world ever came up with to twist it.
So, who was the prayer directed to? Molech?
And it’s a whole lot more than “sex.”
Sex is like the cherry on top of the sundae. There is far more involved in the sundae, there is the ice cream, there is the chocolate syrup, there may be caramel, etc. Scarfing down cherries and calling that sundaes, is ridiculous.
Effectually; some horribly, horribly constricted idea of God at the very least.
Correction: The United Church of Satan
BUT TO BE FAIR... these screaming monsters aren’t the only people in this world who have come up with a horribly, horribly constricted idea of God.
A lot of Christians who should know better do so, too. The moment you hear “purity” palaver about things like “missionary position” etc. might read the Song of Solomon to start to get an idea of what a “missionary position” might be, and it’s a lot wilder than you’d think.
But ultimately, untied church of satan (it undoes itself after having worked its destined quantity of mischief).
“reproductive justice “!!!!????!!!!
You kill the baby-in-formation and that’s justice?
My first thought was “what kind of Satanic ‘church’ prays for abortion?” My second thought was, “oh, UCC, that’s no surprise”.
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