What About the Thousands of Children Already in Foster Care?

As of September 30, 2017 there were 442,995 children in the foster care system in the United States. This staggering number is not just a statistic, it represents over 400,000 broken homes and hurting children. In this discussion we cannot forget that, just as one abortion is one too many, one hurting child or one broken family is one too many. With that preface in mind, let’s begin.

I want to start by refuting the false dichotomy that pro-abortion individuals often make when it comes to this argument.

To say, “You can’t be pro-life unless you’re willing to go out and adopt all the unwanted babies that will be born,” is absolutely ridiculous. We do not apply this standard to anything else. It would be like saying, “You can’t be against animal cruelty unless you go out and adopt all the puppies,” or “You can’t say you’re an environmentalist unless you sell your car, use only solar and wind power, and live 100% waste free.” We don’t use this standard on anything else…

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