May 2021

Both Ugly and Wrong

By |2021-05-17T16:53:08+00:00May 17th, 2021|Categories: Critique, Persuasion, PRO LIFE, Science|Tags: , , , , , |

Is the RU-486 method of abortion any less cruel or "humane" than other forms of Abortion? Has abortion become safer and safer for women, undermining the point that abortion is dangerous? If abortion becomes increasingly private and less open to the charges of being gruesome and ugly, do these claims hold up to scrutiny? Does Jessica Valenti misunderstand or misrepresent the pro-life position?

April 2021

January 2021

Does Legal Mean Right?

By |2021-01-25T19:42:36+00:00January 25th, 2021|Categories: Humanity, Persuasion, PRO LIFE, Worldview|Tags: , |

We imagined, in a previous post, our hero woke up one morning having forgotten everything about human interactions. This isn’t a problem as long as our hero is alone, but we quickly discovered it is almost impossible to avoid crossing paths with other human beings. Every new interaction raises questions about the appropriate response. Add [...]

August 2020

Should Pro-lifers Be Pro-Birth Control?

By |2020-08-06T17:33:07+00:00August 6th, 2020|Categories: Critique, Persuasion, PRO LIFE|Tags: , , , |

Should Pro-lifers Be Pro-Birth Control? An objection becoming more and more common in street level discourse surrounding abortion involves the alleged unwillingness of pro-life advocates to promote access to birth control programs intended to lower the rate of unplanned pregnancies, and by extension, the abortion rate. I first came across this objection several years ago [...]

May 2020

The Media’s Dishonest Reporting on Abortion

By |2020-05-07T18:07:10+00:00May 7th, 2020|Categories: Critique, Humanity, PRO LIFE|Tags: , , , , |

When the media reports on the abortion issue, they treat abortion as an essential component of women’s health. They implicitly and explicitly make the claim that people who want to make abortion illegal and harder to access are immoral, anti-woman, anti-health, religious bigots who want to force their subjective views and personal preferences on others. [...]

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