“In 2008, Stevens published a book entitled “The Abortion Controversy” which provided an extensively researched apologetic for legal abortion. Although the book itself was controversial, it sparked much discussion as one of the first books that addressed the controversial issue openly from the perspective of a pro-choice Seventh-day Adventist. Stevens believed that the religious right could ultimately take advantage of anti-abortion legislation to threaten personal freedoms, and argued against the personhood of an unborn fetus. …”
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My Comments: Stevens believed that the unborn child has no right to life until the moment of birth. He was influential in the adoption of abortion by the Adventist Church and the eventual drafting of the church’s “Guidelines on Abortion,” a document created by fallible humans with the express purpose to redefine the Sixth Commandment designed written on tablets of stone to protect human life.