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New Evangelical Partnership Rallies Behind Family Planning

posted on October 17, 2012

At Huffington Post, Religion News Service’s Adelle Banks writes about how a coalition of moderate evangelicals, the New Evangelical Partnership for the Common Good, are urging support for family planning, which they believe will reduce abortion rates. They are stressing the need to avoid “confusion of family planning with abortion.” The Rev. Jennifer Crumpton, one of the group’s advisers, said, “We affirm that the use of contraceptives is a responsible and morally acceptable means to greater control over the number and timing of births, and to improve the overall developing and flourishing of women and children.”

Read at Huffington Post