Brave New World of Choice

This is where the idea of “choice” apart from morality and the belief that all life is sacred leads:

The above billboards are going up in New Jersey.

“But critics say the 15-by-49ft posters may be a ‘tipping point’ for vulnerable young people and that they ignore the sanctity of human life.

The signs have gone up in New Jersey with others due to go up in San Francisco and Florida soon as the campaign spreads across the U.S.

Final Exit Network said both New Jersey and San Francisco were selected because a majority of people in the area would be open to the message. Florida was picked because of its large elderly population.

Passing motorists were appalled. Shona Harris said: ‘It’s horrible! Why would you put up a billboard with such an immoral message? It should be taken down.’

Judith Springer, a psychologist and board member of the Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide, added: ‘The idea of any of these upset, impressionable kids seeing a billboard like that absolutely horrifies me.

‘You can’t filter who sees a publicly displayed sign.’

Jim Goodness, a spokesman for the Archdiocese of Newark, said it ‘cannot be condoned.’

He said: ‘The Catholic Church teaches, and has always taught, that all human life has dignity and all human life is precious.'”

Read more here.

About Susan Kehoe

I am the wife of a Catholic deacon living in Des Moines Iowa. My husband Larry was ordained in 2006. We have two children and five grandchildren.. Our daughter and her family live in Ireland, and our son and his family live in Franklin Massachusetts.
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