Former President Jimmy Carter or Jacqueline Woodson was one of Jehovah’s Witnesses as a Young Man?

Former U.S. president Jimmy Carter
(PHOTO: REUTERS/SOE ZEYA TUN)
Former U.S. president Jimmy Carter speaks during the news conference in Yangon, Burma, Sept. 26, 2013.

The CP POLITICS is this article:
Former President Jimmy Carter has said in an interview that he does not believe Jesus Christ would support abortion in most cases, identifying the "only conflict" he's had between his political duties and Christian faith.
"I have never believed that Jesus would be in favor of abortion, unless it was the result of rape or incest, or the mother's life was in danger. That's been the only conflict I've had in my career between political duties and Christian faith," Carter told The New York Times in an interview posted on Friday.

The Democrat made the comments in response to a question about his position on gay marriage, where he previously revealed that he believes Jesus would not be opposed to the practice.

Clarifying his comments in the NYT interview, he added: "Christ habitually reached out to the downtrodden and the outcast. That was the whole pattern of his ministry. Of course, Jesus never said anything about gay marriage in the Bible, but I believe he would be amenable to the union of two people who loved each other and didn't hurt anyone else."

Carter said that as a young man he used to be a Jehovah's Witness before he was a Baptist Christian.

"It's hard to grow up with such a foundational system and just let it go. I deeply believe in many Christian values: love people; do the right thing; know that there's good in everyone, that God's looking out for all of us," best-selling author Jacqueline Woodson said during a conversation with the former president.

"Being a Witness was too closed an experience. That's what I walked away from, not the things I believe."

Abortion has historically been a divisive issue in America, with a Gallup poll from May identifying that 50 percent of respondents are pro-choice on the issue, while 44 percent identify as pro-life...

Source - christianpost.com  

Probably the above mentioned article is misquoting this NYTimes article: 
Jacqeline Woodson is the one who was a witness and said “being a witness was too closed an experience”



Carter only admitted to doing proselytizing and said nothing about being a JW.


Please, read attentively the source interview in the NYT and you'll see, who realy was JW's. 

1 comment:

  1. If he is a witeness now it would have matters lets pray he returns to d real way of life again, if not he is the worse. The most important thing is for him to come to to Jehovah now aa he still have the time.

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