What I Wish Pro-Choice People Understood

Apologetics and Theology

Today I heard the criticisms of a pro-choice politician against a pro-life politician. The one politician had spoken at a pro-life rally and the other accused of him of being “anti-women and anti-choice.” The goal […]

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Understanding the Pro-Choice Position

Pro-choice

I am firmly pro-life, having become pro-life before I was a Christian and when I was still an atheist. This is as strong a belief as I have. However, I see numerous statements by pro-lifers […]

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A World Without Disabilities?

Disabilities

CBS recently reported on Iceland and how they have almost “eradicated Down Syndrome. One of the people in the article said: My understanding is that we have basically eradicated, almost, Down syndrome from our society […]

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Abortion and Euthanasia

Sermons

This is a message that was preached at Queen Street Baptist Church. Introduction The Ten Commandments have been a huge influence in the development of morals in western society. Each of the commandments are important, […]

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What Does It Mean to Be Human?

Ethics

One of the most important questions we can ask is about the nature of being human. This is particularly important when we discuss abortion. Christian ethicist Scott Rae looks at this topic in this video […]

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Dietrich Bonhoeffer on Abortion

Apologetics and Theology

This is what Dietrich Bonhoeffer has to say about abortion in his Ethics. Destruction of the embryo in the mother’s womb is a violation of the right to live which God has bestowed upon this […]

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Focus on the Family and the Abortion Pill: Some Clarifications

Apologetics and Theology

I recently wrote a post arguing that Focus on the Family has not deviated from their pro-life position. I received an email from Focus on the Family indicating that I had interpreted the booklet correctly. […]

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Is Focus on the Family Promoting Abortion?

Apologetics and Theology

I have seen some articles very concerned about a pamphlet put out by Focus on the Family called, The Abortion Pill. The pamphlet, written by Dr. W. David Hager, gives information about the abortion pill, […]

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An Open Letter to the Pro-Choice Community

Apologetics and Theology

To those who identify as pro-choice: Abortion has once again made it into the headlines. It was not that long ago that Kermit Gosnell was caught doing some illegal activities in his abortion clinic. I […]

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Autism and Ultrasound Detection

A new study has suggested that routine ultrasounds may be able to detect autism in utero as there is often rapid growth of brains and body. I know that when Logan was diagnosed, they pointed […]

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The High Cost of Autism

I have blogged about this before but it is worth returning to. Another study has revealed the high cost of autism. According to this article, “Autism costs the UK more than heart disease, cancer and […]

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Limits to Freedom of Expression

In Canada, as in many western countries, we take for granted our freedom of expression/speech.  This freedom is one of the things that I am thankful for as a Canadian.  However, that freedom is not […]

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Are School Shootings the Judgment of God?

People around the world are trying to make sense of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.  It is a terrible tragedy and it has touched us all.  I believe there is an important place […]

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Ethics at the Edge of Life

Questions of abortion, artificial insemination, end of life care, assisted suicide and euthanasia are not just theoretical but are real life.  Biola University offers a series of lectures on these important issues, taught by Scott […]

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After-Birth Abortions and Infanticide

Philosopher Peter Singer is famous for advocating infanticide, acknowledging that if it is okay to kill a baby in the womb, nothing magical happens in the journey down the birth canal.  Recently, two ethicists, Alberto […]

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Christopher Hitchens on Abortion

“As a materialist, I think it has been demonstrated that an embryo is a separate body and entity, and not merely (as some really did used to argue) a growth on or in the female […]

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When It’s Wrong to be Right: Abortion

My first introduction to the abortion debate was in a Political Science seminar at Brock University.  At the time I had not taken a position on the issue.  I was shocked by the emotion involved […]

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