Media Release 7 January 2023
Will Christopher Luxon’s campaign to be elected as the leader of our nation, be as a statesman concerned for the next generation, or a politician concerned about the next election?
Those who are prepared to kill the unborn should not be trusted to govern the born. If Christopher Luxon is not prepared to protect the lives of the innocent and defenceless unborn, why should we trust him to protect our lives?
Those who govern do so with the permission of the governed. We have an absolute duty and right to be a voice of the voiceless and to demand that those who seek to govern us recognise our unborn brothers and sisters as human beings endowed with a right to life and deserving of our respect and protection and their mothers protection from the violence of abortion.
As citizens we have a duty to elect a Parliament and a government that is pledged to uphold the common good, promote a just society and protect the lives of every member of the community from conception to natural death.
We would be failing in our duty as responsible citizens if we voted for candidates for Parliament who supported the killing of the unborn.
Christopher Luxon believes that abortion is murder, however he has made a public pledge that his government will continue to fund the killing of the unborn as a health service. This means that should he be elected as Prime Minister he is prepared to fund with our taxes the killing of more than 50,000 unborn children during his first term of office, which he classifies as a health service.
If Christopher Luxon believes that abortion is murder, then he accepts that the unborn child is a human being endowed by its Creator at conception with an inalienable right to life.
Why then is he not seeking a change in the Crimes Act to recognise that the unborn child is from conception a human being endowed with a right to life?
Christopher Luxon told Newshub on 1st December 2021 “These laws will not be relitigated or revisited under a future National government, and these health services will remain fully funded”.
He told RNZ on 27 June 2022 that ”all his MPs were united around commitments not to change the abortion law if elected next year.” Is there now no place for an MP in the National party who is opposed to the murder of innocent children in the womb?
Right to Life hopes that Christopher Luxon will be inspired by the words and example of William Wilberforce, his model who said
“Let it not be said that I was silent when they needed me” and “You may choose to look the other way but you may never say that you did not know.”
Right to Life New Zealand Inc.