Thursday, May 19, 2011
More on Chinese Human Right's Abuses
Pay attention to the 1:21 and especially 1:35. Did you catch that? If you're dealing with too much noise, I'll tell you. This whole section talks about prisoners forced to make products like auto parts and Christmas lights (there you go Priest's Wife). At marker 1:35 it says they aren't supposed to sell them over seas because it's forced labor, but they end up being sold in the United States anyway.
Get that part. They are selling us cheap Chinese Christmas lights made by political prisoners in forced labor camps.
Continue watching: Catch the part about priests being sent to these labor camps.
So let's get this straight: In the United States, they are selling Christmas lights made by priests, pastors, etc who are prisoners in forced labor camps.
Okay. Did you catch the part about women being forced to register a pregnancy and if caught off the record forced into an abortion? This isn't about pro-life, pro-abortion. Fundamentally it's about taking away the rights of women and families to keep their baby.
Yeah, 10 times the normal pay to have a second child. Doesn't seem like much of a choice to me.
I could keep going, but you get the point.
Don't buy Chinese if you can help it. You have no idea who is making the products and who is profiting from their sale. Do you really want to be inadvertently funding forced prison labor of priests or the government who will force a woman to have an abortion?
But in the meantime, the Pope says that it's our "duty" to pray for the Chinese Church. I've armed you with a lot to pray about, so get to work! :)