Reconciling Hate, and Even Murder, With Jesus

On one hand, they can’t bear the thought that a two day old sperm and egg combo — that’s called a zygote for you folks out there who think it might be a baby — might not make it into church 9 months later. No, every sperm is sacred (apologies to Monty Python) and that ova had it coming anyhow. Their Jesus probably has a sign on his truck’s bumper sticker that says, "You can have my gun when you can pry it from my bloody, crucified fingers. He is, after all, a personal God, one who shares your values …