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Erik Whittington of Rock for Life, a pro-life group that focuses on using music to reach out on the issue of abortion, says he's glad Bieber is pro-life, but hopes he will rethink his position on abortion in cases of rape.
"Great news, as Justin Bieber has huge influence on young people," he said. "But Justin, I thought you said, 'It's like killing a baby?' If it is, which it is that, what is the problem? Why the hesitation? How come it's OK to judge other situations but not this one?
"Don't get me wrong, I'm excited that he is making this bold statement in Rolling Stone magazine, but please let this be a learning experience for us all -- when asked about abortion in the cases of rape we must answer a bit more convincing than that," Whittington said.
This may serve as another indication of how young people are increasingly becoming anti-abortion.
But there is one huge downside to this: Now that Bieber has announced his position, I may have to rethink my stance . . .
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