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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. [...]

Abortion Laws and Statistics

By |2020-05-04T19:35:08+00:00May 4th, 2020|Categories: Humanity, Persuasion, PRO LIFE|Tags: , , , |

“There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” -Mark Twain A common rejoinder that is leveled at pro-life advocates has to do with our insistence on legal protections for the unborn. It is often asserted that countries with tougher restrictions on legal abortion have either similar abortion rates to countries with more [...]

April 2020

Abortion and the Meaning Of Life

By |2020-04-20T01:33:57+00:00April 20th, 2020|Categories: Critique, Humanity, Persuasion, PRO LIFE|Tags: , , , |

Abortion and the Meaning Of "Life" "When I use a word," Humpty Dumpty said, in rather a scornful tone, "it means just what I choose it to mean—neither more nor less."1 It’s amusing how a children’s book from the 19th Century can have relevance to one of the most contentious ethical issues in history. In [...]

Abortion: Essential Healthcare for Whom?

By |2020-04-14T21:29:36+00:00April 14th, 2020|Categories: Critique, Humanity, PRO LIFE|Tags: , , , |

As the ongoing Covid-19 Pandemic raises new questions and challenges for the future of the United States, a unique new dispute has arisen in the abortion debate. State governors began issuing orders telling medical centers and outpatient surgery clinics to either shut down for the duration of the crisis, or to postpone or cancel elective [...]

December 2019