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Film: Ray Comfort convinces pro-choice advocates to change mind on abortion

Film: Ray Comfort convinces pro-choice advocates to change mind on abortion

Members of the anti-abortion protest group Bound 4 Life wear red tape over their mouths reading "Life" as they demonstrate at the U.S. Supreme Court building on the first day of the court's new term in Washington, October 5, 2015. | Photo: Reuters/Jonathan Ernst

Is abortion moral? Is current U.S. law too permissive? Are there circumstances that make terminating a pregnancy an ethical choice? These are just a few of the loaded questions at the heart of the ever-contentious abortion debate.

They’re also topics that are creatively grappled within filmmaker Ray Comfort’s riveting new film “7 Reasons.” The movie, which released on March 15 at 7ReasonsMovie.com, will challenge viewers to think deeper about the abortion debate, as Comfort asks a variety of men and women about their beliefs on abortion — and whether it really is truly a woman’s right to choose.

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“I feel like it’s a woman’s right to choose,” one interviewee responds. “We have rights over our own body.” Others are seen agreeing with this conclusion.

Those featured in “7 Reasons” give a variety of justifications for why they believe abortion should be permissible. From the inconvenience of pregnancy to parental incompetence, the circumstances offered up were sweeping.

Some argued that fetuses simply aren’t babies — or that some women seeking abortions are justified in doing so, as they aren’t ready for the responsibility of being a parent.

“People who don’t have money can’t pay for themselves,” one person says, citing financial barriers.

Watch the “7 Reasons” trailer:

But Comfort patiently questions each person and, before long, it’s easy to see the house of cards come tumbling down, with hearts and minds changing in the process.

“You’d sacrifice willingly because God’s given you an instinct to love your offspring,” Comfort told one woman, encouraging her to reject abortion as a moral option and turn to God. “God can grant everlasting life as a free gift.”

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As the conversations unfold, something fascinating happens in “7 Reasons”: people start to realize the true gravity of their perspectives.

You can watch the film starting on March 15 at “7 Reasons.”

This article was originally published on Pure Flix Insider. Visit Pure Flix for access to thousands of faith and family-friendly movies and TV shows. You can get a free, one-month trial here.

Billy Hallowell, author of "The Armageddon Code," has contributed to TheBlaze, the Washington Post, Human Events, the Daily Caller, Mediaite, and the Huffington Post, among other news sites. Through journalism, media, public speaking appearances, and the blogosphere, Hallowell has worked as a journalist and commentator for more than a decade.

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