“Pro” is a Latin word meaning FOR. Anyone who is “Pro” means that they are in favor of the proposition that is presented to them. For instance a person is labelled as “Pro-Life” for being in favor for the preservation and development of life. Similarly, we have the liberal “Pro-choice” which means that they advocate the idea that a person must decide to choose for himself regardless of its consequences or effect on other people. People who are against abortion are called “Pro-Life” while people who are in favor of deliberately murdering innocent unborn human beings are called “Pro-Choice”.
The term “Pro-life” is adapted by numerous organizations, particularly Catholic groups who remained loyal and faithful to the moral teachings of the Catholic Church. Henceforth, it is necessary for every person who calls themselves “Pro-Life” must know what being “Pro-Life” really means.
Being Pro-Life means that you will not support nor justify the following actions that are contrary to the moral teachings of the Catholic Church:
- In Vitro Fertilization
- Extra Judicial Killings
- Same-Sex Marriage
Secularist will always justify these moral errors by appealing to “The end justifies the means” argument. However, such form of reasoning is flawed, since the nature of an act will determine its morality not its outcome. Take abortion, for example, abortion is a deliberate killing of an unborn person, what could be a justification for killing an innocent, helpless and voiceless person? No matter how far they will go to justify it an innocent person still ended up getting killed.
Aside from the preservation of life, Pro-Lifers also defend the traditional family for we believe that the family is the basic unit of the society. If we do not defend the traditional family and allow the promotion and legalization of same-sex marriage and other gender theory ideas our society will slowly be desensitized from the true meaning and purpose of gender.
We cannot afford to be a cafeteria Pro-lifer, where one choose only what he will defend and reject and supports what he wants to support. It’s either you reject all the social evil or not be a Pro-lifer at all.