Who has Shaped the Worldviews of Women in Crisis Pregnancies?

by Terry Beatley, President of Hosea Initiative

Dr. Bernard Nathanson, co-founder of NARAL who later became a pro-life activist


Someone in a crisis pregnancy has already experienced a series of events leading up to that difficult circumstance which was informed by many harmful ideas from worldviews shaped by numerous unscrupulous and false prophets of the 20th century that persist into our own time. Do you know WHO they are, WHAT they promoted and HOW they accomplished their goal of spreading their destructive worldviews so that you can better communicate a worldview which advances a culture of love and life?

A good place to start is to define the term “worldview.” A worldview is a “pattern of ideas, beliefs, convictions, and habits that help us make sense of God, the world, and our relationship to God and the world.”i In a condensed version, worldviews answer these four questions:

1) Where did we come from?
2) What is wrong with the world?
3) What is the solution?
4) What is my part in the world?

Margaret Sanger, the founder of Planned Parenthood, hated God, Christianity, marriage, and monogamy. She believed in and practiced sexual hedonism, promoted controlling births through contraception, and eugenics. Sanger could answer the four questions and worked tirelessly to provide her solutions to what she believed ailed the world – too many babies. Today, her worldview has been institutionalized into the government-run school system, social services, healthcare, law and policy with mainstream media supporting her ideas. Ten billion taxpayer dollars have funded Sanger’s worldview since the 1940s. A bad seed always replicates its own kind and produces a bitter harvest.

Dr. Alfred Kinsey makes for an interesting study because his worldview shifted our laws from bible-based law to his pseudo-science-based law which promotes false ideas about human sexuality. Because of his worldview, pornography became “normalized,” the age of consent was dropped, and advocates for pedophilia have been mobilizing. Kinsey’s worldview distorted human sexuality and helped pave the path toward the abortion ethic. Abortion was necessary to fix the “problem.”

The Marxist worldview of Kate Millett and Betty Friedan, founders of the National Organization of Women (NOW), undergirded their desire to crush the American man and the family unit. They unleashed the cultural revolution which swept our nation like a tsunami destroying relationships and ruining lives. Killing babies was simply a necessary part.

The worldviews of Lawrence Lader and Bernard N. Nathanson, M.D. intertwined to create the first and most powerful pro-abortion political action organization named the National Association for the Repeal of Abortion Laws. Today, it is known as NARAL Pro-Choice America. Their worldview allowed them to use eight points of propaganda to deceive our justices, doctors, legislators, media, clergy and millions of men and women with the lie that abortion is “women’s healthcare.” A blend of Marxism and Secular Humanism, their partnership cost the lives of over 60,000,000 American babies. They did not believe in God; therefore, lying was acceptable to achieve their political victory.

Worldviews do have consequences. Worldviews do matter.

Join Terry's In-Depth Day, Why Worldview Matters at the 2019 Heartbeat International Annual Conference!

Every mother in a crisis pregnancy has been impacted by the dominant or influential worldviews, particularly with regard to abortion and the dignity of human life. Understanding worldviews influential in her current life circumstances and their consequences provides attendees an empowering and understanding approach to mothers in crisis pregnancies.

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Terry Beatley is President of Hosea Initiative, a nationwide ministry dedicated to educating, restoring and unifying America around a culture of life ethic by fulfilling the promise she made to Dr. Bernard Nathanson, the father of America's abortion industry who deeply regretted unleashing abortion onto our country. In 2016, Terry published her book entitled What If We've Been Wrong? Keeping my promise to America's “Abortion King.” Her vision is an America where every unborn life is welcomed and protected by law and where the average citizen has a basic understanding of how toxic worldviews have brought America to the brink of legalized infanticide.