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The Devil And The Democrats

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By FR. DENIS WILDE, OSA

States such as Minnesota, California, Maryland, and others, in all cases with Democrat-controlled legislatures, are on a fast track to not only allow unborn babies to be murdered on demand as a woman’s “constitutional right” but also to allow infanticide.
Our nation has gotten so used to the moral evil of killing in the womb that the next diabolical step is being taken — allowing newborn babies to be killed. And at the end of life, assisted suicide is making inroads in the U.S.
Where does our acceptance of legal murder stop?
The Democrat Party has become the biggest funnel of evil that history has seen in a Western democratic society. I say “funnel” because it is a conduit drawing anti-God, anti-life, and anti-family views that converge into law.
This party funnels every vice into law under the attractive banner of “rights,” but without the slightest mention of responsibility. Its members are the architects and custodians of the movement to ensure that the slaughter of babies in the womb keeps going. The Devil hardly does a better job.
Hell is real. God is real, and so is Satan, who is more wily and powerful than any gangster cabal. God continually reaches out to save us, while Satan wants nothing more than to tear our souls from God. He wants human damnation.
Tragically, we are in a cesspool of moral bankruptcy that punishes a person more for publicly protesting the evil of child murder than for committing the act itself. Democrat legislatures are at the forefront in that mentality under the rubric of a so-called constitutional right to “choose.” No, again. We read in Deuteronomy: “Choose life that you and your descendants will live.” That’s us as well today, pre-Roe v. Wade, during Roe’s 50 years, and now in the states’ purview in the aftermath.
We know the only choice is life. No man or woman of God can vote for a party so steeped in and committee to death. Nearly every Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate voted against life-saving measures for the unborn, while nearly every Republican voted in favor of life-saving measures. Voters cannot look away from this glaring statistic, easily confirmed in the Congressional Record. It is not 60-40, 70-30, but 95 percent to 5 percent. If your House member or Senator is a Democrat, you can be 95 percent sure he/she wants more killing, not less.
God wants us to be saved by following His Commandments. If you do not believe in God, you will indeed meet Him, nonetheless, after your last breath. Jesus speaks of Hell much more than He does of Heaven not because He wants us to be damned but to ensure we understand the importance of following His Plan for each one of us. To “choose” to kill will cause a grave disturbance that will manifest itself and affect your vision of life negatively, even during your life here.
The Catholic Church in its wisdom has for centuries taught that these are the two sins against the virtue of hope: presumption and despair. Abortion leads to both.
The Devil has his tricks to sooth the mind and heart in how “necessary” it was to “choose” the killing, lulling us into the belief that even if we choose abortion, God will forgive us. That is the real sin of presumption. Despair is what can happen to a mother and father after abortion, when self-hatred and despondency fill the void left in the womb, mind, and heart.
Be assured Satan also knows how to manipulate the human conscience. We all have a conscience; think of it as a GPS for getting to eternity. But the tragedy is that we can deaden our consciences, thus ending up in Satan’s grasp for eternity.
When Catholics pray that very simple prayer, the “Hail Mary,” at the end we humbly plead: “Pray for us now and at the hour of our death.” We’re not asking for another minute to enjoy life but instead hoping that our fervent and heartfelt prayer will be the key to open the door, after our last breath, to Heaven rather than Hell.
Lent is a perfect time to really put our eternal destination in focus. We can perish in a storm, or be lulled to sleep with self-centered ease. To discover the Light requires the humility to put our responsibilities before our desires, the things we might choose — like abortion — that turn us away from God.
As our national conversation more frequently than ever revolves around the “right to choose,” it is of paramount importance that we choose what leads to eternal life with God, rather than eternal damnation with Satan.
We must pray, but we also must speak out against what the Democrat Party has chosen to codify in law. Some of us may have our wings clipped for taking a stand, but this is a time of moral crisis and our very souls — and the soul our nation — are in danger.

  • + + (Fr. Denis Wilde, OSA, Ph.D., is the associate chaplain for Priests for Life. A concert pianist, he was formerly an associate professor of music at Villanova University.)
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