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Video: Rev. Ben Johnson on First Things blaming democracy and capitalism for abortion

Rev. Ben Johnson, editor of the Acton Institute Religion & Liberty Transatlantic project, appears on the Stephen Herreid Show on YouTube to talk about his critique of First Things editor Matt Schmitz’s essay which blamed democracy and capitalism for Ireland’s repeal by referendum of its 8th Amendment, which “recognizes the equal right to life of the pregnant woman and the unborn.” Latest news here.

Read Johnson’s Acton June 8 blog post: ‘Satanic’ capitalism brought abortion to Ireland: ‘First Things’ editor

Check out Religion & Liberty Transatlantic.

(Photo credit: William Murphy. This photo has been cropped. CC BY-SA 2.0.)

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