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Peter Buttigieg Loves God’s Creation When It’s A Rainbow But Not When It’s A Baby

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12.09.2019

South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg is on a mission to ensure America knows Republicans don’t have a monopoly on faith. At last week’s CNN climate change town hall, he was the only 2020 Democratic presidential candidate to mention God’s creation as a reason to care for the Earth, saying:

If you believe that God is watching as poison is being belched into the air of creation, and people are being harmed by it, countries are at risk of vanishing in low-lying areas, what do you suppose God thinks of that?

Taking care of the Earth doesn’t mean employing extreme progressive environmental policies, but Buttigieg’s passion for creation as a God-given gift is respectable, and something Americans of faith may resonate with. Taking care of creation in all its forms is to live out God’s call in Genesis 2 to “tend and watch over” the Earth.

Buttigieg’s sentiments on these matters, however, didn’t command respect for long. Days later, his comments on another part of God’s creation took a completely different tone.

When asked about abortion on The Breakfast Club radio show, Buttigieg defended the........

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