Krista Taves

Rev. Krista Taves

Minister of Congregational Life at Eliot Unitarian Chapel

Kirkwood, MO

“As a minister at two Unitarian Universalist churches, one in Kirkwood, Missouri, and one in Alton, Illinois, I see the unequal reproductive rights my two congregations have because of Missouri’s abortion bans. My faith places deep trust in the inherent goodness of humankind and the ability of individuals to make moral decisions regarding their own bodies. The Missouri Legislature is forcing Unitarian Universalists to conform to one religious view of conception, the beginning of life and abortion that do not align with our faith. The separation of church and state in Missouri’s Constitution does not allow for this infringement on our religious freedom.”

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