But even if I did hate everything else about him I would feel duty-bound as a human being to subordinate my interests to the interests of my fellow human beings who are having their very lives taken from them by an unjust law that deprives them of life without due process. No, they’re not. Jeannie Gaffigan tells PEOPLE exclusively, "I have no doubt that there were supernatural powers helping me through this". For you and me, abortion is an issue, but for an aborted baby is life or death. “Visual depictions of atrocities for me, but not for thee!” If you don’t want to look at pictures of babies being killed in the womb, you have no right to ask others to look at pictures of George Floyd. Are refugee children, homeless pregnant women or the prisoners on death row not also “society’s most vulnerable”? WHAT???!!! For almost 50 years, the Democratic Party has become increasingly pro-abortion. When I saw the tweet, I was so confused and embarrassed that I didn’t even realize who or what he was reacting to. It’s becoming clear to me now that while I was shocked at the views Jim expressed, you were shocked that others besides yourself now knew them. What is my concern is that your intended vote supports abortion, and I thus feel the need to speak up on behalf of the additional children who will suffer death if your favored candidate wins the election.I was not even watching the convention when Jim went on his Twitter tirade. I would, however, offer a gentle suggestion that anyone showing graphic photographs that depict dead bodies cease and desist immediately. I don’t even have a problem with this; it’s where you go next that causes me to fall off the sled. With a union that's stood the test of career woes and health scares, their 15-year love story is an inspiration for couples everywhere. It is simply a copout to homogenize the taking of life with lesser wrongs and say you don’t know how to prioritize them. If you saw an innocent, defenseless baby being killed on one side of the road while on the other side of the road someone was having to pay for health care out of their own pocket because they didn’t have insurance, you wouldn’t know which one to help first? I have work to do. The Democratic Party is known for being pro-abortion; the Catholic Church is known for being pro-life. Jim Gaffigan could take it no more. For the sake of Christ’s sorrowful passion, have mercy on us and on the whole election. (Again with your “Videos for me, but not for thee” information campaign!). Earlier in the article you condemned those who wanted to show you pictures of aborted babies as “terrorists” but in this paragraph your logic implies that the George Floyd video should be a call to action for everyone. Have you heard of Stephanie Gray? In other words, this article is you cleaning up Jim’s language but doubling down on what he said. If you have five children, you are constantly having to do moral triage, sorting out major wrongs from minor slights and teaching your children to do the same. My shock wasn’t so much his position, but the venom with which he declared it. But let’s vote for the guy who rips children from their mother’s arms and locks them in cages. En español | For a couple who make their living in comedy, there was nothing remotely humorous about Jeannie Gaffigan's diagnosis of a life-threatening pear-shaped brain tumor in 2017.. That stunning diagnosis in the doctor's office was when the world stopped turning for the hyper-organized and hugely competent mother of five and wife and writing partner of popular comedian Jim Gaffigan. I’ve got news for you:This is going to be a close election. Whether or not you are a “fake Catholic” is not my concern, but that you are pro-abortion is something yourself affirm in this article. Related: Abortion: A Response to Jennifer Abel, Related: Abortion: A Response to Mona Charen. You and Biden see the woman as the victim instead of the baby – but which is more defenseless?Has the abortion issue become an idol for some Catholics at the expense of everything else? It is simply a copout to homogenize the taking of life with lesser wrongs and say you don’t know how to prioritize them. I must’ve missed that day in catechism class. Anyone who knows me or knows of me knows where I stand on life. On April 18, Jeannie’s tumor — which was wrapped around her brain stem and suppressing several of her cranial nerves — was removed in an over nine-hour surgery at Mount Sinai hospital in New York City. Being “the next most vulnerable” does entitle them to our compassion, and that compassion is being shown by many pro-life ministries. It does not trump every other evil, but neither should it disappear before every other evil. Watch TODAY All Day! Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. This is what bothers people; it’s a politician’s dodge, and he deserves to be called on it. They may be the next most vulnerable, but they are clearly not the most vulnerable. Of course, Scripture can be misinterpreted—the devil himself quotes from it. The actual family ties have to be verified for the safety of the children before they are released to the parents or guardians. But even if I did hate everything else about him I would feel duty-bound as a human being to subordinate my interests to the interests of my fellow human beings who are having their very lives taken from them by an unjust law that deprives them of life without due process. In other words, he’s saying he’s for something and against it at the same time. By day, I run from room to room, vacuumingendless snack crumbs and unsuccessfully trying to connect multiple children toZoom classes while losing track of my full cup of coffee I had made hours earlier. TV news just riles me up,and I have plenty of other sources of rile.But at this point I was in deep.