faithful, global identity,” said John Lomperis, a delegate and United Methodists in Action director.The Rev. Beth Ann Cook of the Indiana Conference, representing the Church and Society Committee 2 at General Conference, presented the petition that described RCRC as “a one-sided political lobby that opposes all disapproval or limitation of abortion.” She said its advocacy often directly contradicts the church’s Social Principles.
“Our United Methodist Church has a carefully nuanced official position on the difficult issue of abortion. It is not as strong as some of us would like nor as clearly pro-choice as others would like,” Cook said in presenting the petition.
“This group is neither nuanced nor moderate.”
Reproductive health for women
Harriett Jane Olson, top executive for United Methodist Women, said reproductive health for women is (read more)