Selling children is unnatural, killing them is worse

2013-07-18T00:00:00Z Selling children is unnatural, killing them is worse nwitimes.com
July 18, 2013 12:00 am

The public becomes horrified for select issues. On June 23 we learned that in the 1950s, the Chalifaux couple sold their four children. Should we be outraged or grateful? Although those siblings did not have the benefit of living together, they were allowed to live.

Thankfully the parents did not drive them into a lake or strangle them with an electrical cord. They probably were not placed in cages and treated like dogs or burnt with cigarettes or a curling wand.

Did anyone stop to consider the 56 million babies slaughtered within their mothers’ wombs over the last 40 years? These were innocent children! Has abortion become as commonplace in the United States as getting a cup of coffee?

Although it is unnatural to sell your children, it is far better to give them life.

Let’s stop this war on children.

- Brenda Huerter, Highland

Copyright 2014 nwitimes.com. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Follow The Times

Featured Businesses

Submit a Letter to Editor

We welcome letters from readers on any issue of public interest, and make every effort to publish as many as we can and in a timely manner. The Times will publish only one letter a month from a writer, and be sure to include your name, address and a telephone number for verification. Letters should be 150 words or less. They will be edited.

Letters may be submitted:
  • Via our submission form.
  • Via e-mail.
  • Via fax: (219) 933-3249 or (219) 465-7298
  • Via mail or by hand to our offices:
    • 601 45th Ave., Munster, IN 46321
    • 2080 N. Main St., Crown Point, IN 46307
    • 1111 Glendale Blvd., Valparaiso, IN 46383
    • 3410 Delta Dr., Portage, IN 46368
    • Please mark envelopes with "Attn: Letters"

Questions?

Email Editorial Page Editor Doug Ross or call (219) 548-4360 or (219) 933-3357

Poll

Loading…

Do you agree with The Times Editorial Board's endorsements in statewide races?

View Results