The Bad Influence
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The Bad Influence

Abortion Rights Clergy

Is Your Preacher In Favor of Abortion?

There are clergy supporters of women’s reproductive rights

Black man with microphone
Photo by Dr. Josiah Sarpong on Unsplash

In 1971, I was pastor of a small, progressive United Church of Christ congregation in Wisconsin.

One morning, a young woman came to my office seeking pastoral counseling. Her story was simple. She wanted an…

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Warren Turner

Warren Turner

A semi-retired, progressive clergy person who writes personal essays about life at 80. Minnesota Twins fan and supporter of all LGBTQ+ issues. He/Him