Nothing in Common with the Alt-Right

The alt-right is predominantly an enemy of America’s unborn children and we must take it seriously by pushing back — hard.

If you’re like many people, you may not understand what the “alt-right” movement is all about. But if we ignore it, we do so at the peril of the babies and the very fabric of our society.

The prevailing consensus now in mainstream politics and the media is that the alt-right is a white nationalist movement. The ideology of white nationalism advocates using race to define our national identity. Think a Nazi Aryan super-race mindset.

Richard Spencer

One of the big reasons we can’t afford to ignore the alt-right is Richard Spencer, who is perceived as one of its key leaders. Jonathon van Maren wrote a recent column on Spencer and abortion which has garnered attention. Because this is so important, I want to re-emphasize key points that he made.

Richard Spencer is a neo-Nazi accused of trying to hijack the conservative movement. He’s supportive of President Trump, but is promoting dangerous agendas of the Third Reich. And there’s evidence he is impacting the opinion of some of America’s youth.

We can’t allow those like Spencer or Tomi Lahren to be wolves in sheep’s clothing, professing conservatism and then working to advocate abortion on demand.

On the issue of abortion Spencer is very clear and aggressive.

“You do not have some human right, some abstract thing given to you by God… You’re part of a community and that’s where you gain your meaning or your rights.”

A racist who rejects life as an absolute right from God will twist reasoning to fit his brand of evil. First, that abortion isn’t a black and white issue.

“We can’t think about these issues in this kind of good or evil binary. We actually have to think about an issue like abortion… in a complicated manner.”

Wait a minute, he says, let’s think of the positives abortion brings. Blurring the line between good and evil paved the way for slavery in America and brutal concentration camps throughout Europe. Evil is evil and should be called out.

Spencer does have a problem with abortion — when the wrong people are using it.

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“…highly intelligent career women will have abortions on occasion, but… The people who are having abortions are generally very often Black or Hispanic or from very poor circumstances…”

“Smart people are using abortion when you have a situation like Down syndrome. It is the unintelligent and Blacks and Hispanics who use abortion as birth control.”

According to him, abortion is not only acceptable but at times a necessary tool. We have to keep the “undesirables” from being born or reproducing. Abortion is a means to advance the white race while curtailing or eliminating others.

His views on contraception drip with inflammatory racist and pro-eugenics rhetoric.

And of course pro-lifers with their radical thinking are not to be trusted.

“We should be genuinely suspicious of people who think in terms of human rights and who are interested in adopting African children and bringing them to this country. We want to be eugenic in the deepest sense of the word.

“Pro-lifers want to be radical…  human rights thumpers — and they’re not us.”

Finally, Spencer says something I can agree with, “They’re not us.”

During these turbulent and sometimes confusing political times, make no mistake that we have nothing in common with the alt-right. Their leaders advocate an in-your-face eugenics agenda championed by Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger, who was upfront about her twisted beliefs. That is until revelations of the concentration camps of World War II drove them underground.

Unless we want history to repeat its ugly past of discrimination and purging, we must speak out against the advocates of eugenics.

Standing up for all innocent human life,

Bradley Mattes
President, Life Issues Institute

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