A “religious group” wants you to know your c-section didn’t count as a real birth.

The group might be fake, but the rage is real.

Ever tried telling a mother who gave birth by caesarean she didn’t really give birth? No? Perhaps don’t.

A Facebook page claiming to be run by an American religious group, The Disciples of the New Dawn, has been causing a stir online after they circulated a series of memes criticising mothers for giving birth by c-section.

“Face the facts: You didn’t really give birth,” one of the pictures reads. “You caught a lucky break. Please show your respect to superior women who actually had what it took to get the job done.”

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One of the offensive memes.

 

The image was shared more than 50,000 times accompanied by the following caption:

“Good advice from Matriarch Graber on behalf of The Circle of Matriarchs. They have delivered many babies over the years, NATURALLY and not once has needed a C-Section or pharmaceutical toxins. Pregnancy is a beautiful thing as it is the zenith of a woman’s role in a moral Christian society. If God has decided to call you home, it is not up to you or a doctor to reject Him. You may find yourself cast into the lake of fire for doing so. God’s Peace.”

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You hear that mums? Don’t cop out and do it the easy way, lest you be hurled into the lake of fire.

JUST STOP BEING SO SELFISH.

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Another meme.

The page claims to be run by the Kentucky-based group under the direction of Father Patrick Embry — but we’re not so sure.

Regardless, it pissed off A LOT of mothers and spawned a series of protest groups, which pleaded with Facebook administrators to have the offending page dismantled.

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The Disciples of the New Dawn are also responsible for a number of other anti-vax, pro-life, pro-gun pages including The Dawn Guard Militia and Junior Disciples, which are still active and spreading some spot on satire (or some really backwards messages) and a lot of offence.

Here’s some of the other pictures doing the rounds. Thanks again, God.

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