Newly installed National MP, Paulo Garcia, gave a courageous and powerful pro-life, pro-family maiden speech in parliament at the end of May. His bold proclamation of truth has inspired and encouraged many throughout the world.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand, June 3, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – “The pro-life voice must no longer be despised and discounted as offensive. Preachers of tolerance and inclusion must no longer seek to silence and condemn those with opinions that make them uncomfortable but are nevertheless opinions based on another person’s own beliefs and values systems.”
These were the powerful words spoken in New Zealand parliament by Paulo Garcia, the newly installed Member of Parliament in the House of Representatives for the New Zealand National Party.
Mr. Garcia’s gallant maiden speech first gave thanks to “our loving God,” and made no apologies for his faith and pro-life, pro-family views.
“Just as we should be aware of the underbelly of ethnic intolerance in this country, we need to be equally aware of the prejudice of religious intolerance often used as a handy tool in debates,” Garcia warned. “It is insulting for some in this Chamber to suggest that the sole motive to retrograde policies such as euthanasia are religious ones, which is akin to saying that people of faith do not have intellect and shouldn’t also take their place here and contribute to society.”
Garcia’s comments made pointed reference to present political and social debates regarding euthanasia, abortion, and freedom of speech… Read the full article at LifeSiteNews.