September 2019

Forcing our Religion?

2019-09-08T17:57:27+00:00

Transcript AJ+, Al Jazeera’s flashy face aimed at youth, recently produced a podcast episode of NewsBroke with Francesca Fiorentini making the claim, among others, that American evangelical Christians are attempting to force their religion on the country violating the establishment of religion clause of the First Amendment and the spirit of Jefferson’s desire for a [...]

Forcing our Religion?2019-09-08T17:57:27+00:00

August 2019

Acorns and Embryos

2019-08-28T18:58:53+00:00

TRANSCRIPT Occasionally someone confronts me after a talk with this comment, “The embryo and fetus are not human beings anymore than an acorn is an oak tree.” I even recently saw a form of this claim while studying academic pro-choice authors. The statement often accompanies a stunned disbelief that this basic fact eludes pro-life advocates. [...]

Acorns and Embryos2019-08-28T18:58:53+00:00

July 2019

Overpopulation

2019-07-27T00:22:33+00:00

TRANSCRIPT During a recent Q&A, a young woman asked me, “How do you respond to the argument that the world already faces an overpopulation problem? If abortion is made illegal won’t it only get worse?” I actually hear this question a lot. At one particular high school I stayed after my presentation for two days [...]

Overpopulation2019-07-27T00:22:33+00:00

June 2019

Answering Vulgarity with Grace

2019-06-07T15:58:55+00:00

Transcript Miley Cyrus blew up social media with a picture of her licking a cake with “Abortion is Healthcare” written in icing. It’s exactly the kind of vulgar over the top provocations that are so popular with celebrities and social media warriors these days.  Jim Carrey recently posted a drawing of a fetal Alabama Governor [...]

Answering Vulgarity with Grace2019-06-07T15:58:55+00:00