Taskforce of United Methodists on Abortion and Sexuality

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The Taskforce of United Methodists on Abortion and Sexuality is pro-life organization within The United Methodist Church, founded in 1987.[1] The organization publishes a quarterly newsletter titled Lifewatch and is a part of the National Pro-Life Religious Council.[2] The organization also frequently holds seminars to address issues regarding the pro-life movement within Methodist Christianity.[3] It is committed to reversing the Roe v. Wade decision "by first providing theological leadership within the church, which will set an example that political, legal and cultural forces will follow."[4]

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  1. The rebirth of orthodoxy: signs of new life in Christianity. HarperCollins. Retrieved on 2009–01–04. 
  2. Rev. Paul T. Stallsworth. Lifewatch Statement. National Pro-Life Religious Council. Retrieved on 2009–01–04.
  3. Connor Ewing. United Methodist Bishop Scott Jones Addresses Pro-Life Event. Institute on Religion and Democracy. Retrieved on 2009–01–04. “The United Methodist Building in Washington, DC was used on the morning of January 22 to defend the dignity and sanctity of unborn life. The occasion was the twenty-second annual Lifewatch Sanctity of Life Service of Worship, sponsored by The Taskforce of United Methodists on Abortion and Sexuality.” 
  4. Melissa Lauber. Lifewatch Worship Service Protests Roe v. Wade. The United Methodist Church. Retrieved on 2009–01–04. “Lifewatch hopes to reverse Roe v. Wade by first providing theological leadership within the Church, which will set an example that political, legal and cultural forces will follow.” 

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