Many evangelicals are single-issue voters when it comes to abortion. Brad and Dan discuss the historical development of this trend, and why it represents more than just a concern for the unborn. Dan goes through the history that shows evangelicals were in favor of certain types of abortion all the way into the 1970s. The abortion myth, as Randall Balmer calls, it is that abortion has been a perennial issue in this community. That is a lie.
Brad talks about how this kind of myopic focus on abortion led him out of evangelicalism because it’s cover for cruelty and selfishness in a myriad of ways.
Brad’s talk at UCSB’s Capp’s Center: https://twitter.com/GregJoh81863873/status/1518663300409483264/photo/1
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