Adventist University Names New Center for Alleged 'Notorious Abortionist'

(Updated) La Sierra University's names new economics center after Edward C. Allred, whose medical clinics perform abortions.

Update (Feb. 4): La Sierra University has issued a press release regarding its decision to name its new center after Allred. Full text at bottom of post.

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A prominent Seventh-day Adventist university in California is under fire for its decision to name its new economics center after Edward C. Allred, a well-known alumnus who was also a physician who supported and performed abortions.

Although the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists permits abortions "for the most serious reasons," ADvindicate–an organization that previously has accused La Sierra University of failing to remain true to Adventist teachings–is lambasting the school for collaborating with a "notorious abortionist."

According to ADvindicate, Allred "made a fortune owning a chain of abortion clinics, personally aborting hundreds of thousands of fetuses" (based on a 1980 interview Allred gave to the San Diego Union-Tribune). LifeSiteNews expanded on the ...

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