[Statement] Pastor Robert Jeffress: Senators Who Blocked Abortion Ban After 20 Weeks Are “Barbaric”

Jan. 29, 2018

DALLAS — Pastor Robert Jeffress, senior pastor of First Baptist Dallas, releases the following statement deploring the Senate’s failure to advance the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act:

It is unconscionable that the cowardly United States Senate would not put an end to this barbaric practice of allowing late-term abortions when infants can feel pain. One senator claimed that advancing this bill was ‘not a priority’ for him. But If he were a baby in the womb, threatened with the excruciating pain of being torn from limb to limb, I’ll guarantee you it would suddenly become a priority for him. The Senate’s callousness reminds me of President Reagan’s observation: ‘Have you noticed that everyone who is for abortion has already been born?’”




Dr. Robert Jeffress is a best-selling author of 24 books, a nationally and internationally syndicated TV and radio host and the senior pastor of First Baptist Dallas, one of the largest and most influential churches in America. Pathway to Victory, Dr. Jeffress’ broadcast ministry, airs daily nationwide on more than 900 radio stations and is broadcast live to 195 countries. His latest book, “A Place Called Heaven: 10 Surprising Truths About Your Eternal Home,” is available in bookstores everywhere. He is an evangelical adviser to the president of the United States, Donald J. Trump.

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