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Book of Resolutions: Healing of Post-Abortion Stress

WHEREAS, we recognize that there is a legal right to an abortion in many countries, we also recognize that some regret that event later in life,

WHEREAS, the church should be about offering healing ministries for all types of brokenness,

Therefore, be it resolved that the 2012 General Conference of The United Methodist Church urge pastors to become informed about the symptoms and behaviors associated with post-abortion stress; and

Be it further resolved that the 2012 General Conference of The United Methodist Church encourage local churches to make available contact information for counseling agencies that offer programs to address post-abortion stress for all seeking help.

ADOPTED 2004
REVISED AND READOPTED 2012
RESOLUTION #3306, 2008 BOOK OF RESOLUTIONS
RESOLUTION #124, 2004 BOOK OF RESOLUTIONS

See Social Principles, ¶ 162 V.

From The Book of Resolutions of The United Methodist Church - 2016. Copyright © 2016 by The United Methodist Publishing House. Used by permission.

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