On The Movie Theater Massacre

What would you think about a video game called “Abortionist Extreme”?

In it you play the abortionist and go in to the womb of a woman with your scalpel, kill the baby and then extract it. The faster you can perform the abortion without perforating your patient’s uterus the more points you score.

Would you recommend the game to your kids, or to your Christian friends? Would you see a movie based on the game? My guess is, “Probably not.”

What interests me in this hypothetical are the reasons Christians would find the game or movie objectionable. Some would say, “Abortion is murder and we shouldn’t glorify it or make sport of it.” Others would say making a game or movie about abortion will encourage kids to become abortionists. Still others would say glorifying violence will only ensure we breed more of it.

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