Goshen News, Goshen, IN

Letters to the Editor

December 13, 2013

LETTERS FOR DEC. 13, 2013: Abortion a travesty of times

On Sunday, Dec. 8, The Goshen News printed an article entitled “Abortion doctor facing complaint.” The article was about a doctor who is being questioned by the Indiana Medical Licensing Board. It stated that Dr. Ulrich Kopler found it “amazing” that a paperwork error could jeopardize his license. He was also noted as stating that “he’s never lost a patient.”

What I find amazing is that he is being called before the board for a paperwork error and not for killing babies.

How could he possibly say that he has never lost a patient when he loses (kills) at least one patient every time he performs an abortion?

Our society is indeed in very sad shape when we penalize paperwork errors and allow the killing of millions of innocent babies.

Many years ago a king tried to kill baby Jesus, and in so doing killed many other babies.

We think we have progressed so much in the past 2,000 years, but here we are in 2013 still allowing doctors to murder innocent babies.

As we celebrate the Christ Child this season, I pray we ask God’s forgiveness for this terrible atrocity.

Merry Christmas from a nurse at New Eden Birth Center, where we celebrate the miracle of every birth.

— Mary Stepp

Albion

It’s time for Rep. Walorski to get serious

The unnecessary manufactured crisis is over, but is another coming in January? I would like to thank U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski for showing her true colors — black and blue. America has suffered: $24 billion of GDP lost, plus $2 billion paid to 800,000 government workers on furlough. Democracy in the House of Representatives was suspended and “member privilege” was removed by Pete Sessions (R-Texas) in HR 368 on Oct. 1 and only Eric Cantor (R-Va.), the Majority Leader, or his designee may bring business to the floor. Walorski was one of 144 who voted to keep the government closed on Oct. 16, 2013.

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