In one of the most disturbing stories I can remember, The Telegraph reports that the remains of over 15,000 babies—many of them victims of abortion—were incinerated in British hospitals during the last two years, and their heat used to generate electricity.
It’s evil and bizarre, harkening back to idolatrous pagans in the Old Testament offering their children as burnt sacrifices to the idol, Moloch.
The Health Minister called it “totally unacceptable.” The Chief Inspector of Hospitals said it was a breach of trust, and the Health Department issued an immediate ban on the practice.
Puzzling over this reaction, Dr. Al Mohler commented, “We are living in a time when…you can use the words ‘acceptable’ and ‘appropriate’ meaning how to kill babies and dispose of the remains… as if it’s ever acceptable or appropriate?
He’s right, and the public outrage over this shows again that everyone really knows what a fetus is. We’re just not consistent. I’m John Stonestreet.