Reading Time: 4 minutes A popular apologist pushes back against the charge that his pro-life argument is built on religion. Is he correct? And does his pro-life argument make sense?
What is the pro-life goal?
Reading Time: 3 minutes A provocative Christian tweet about the attack on Roe prompted a lot of reaction. Let’s conclude by looking at personal responsibility and then asking what the pro-life actions will actually deliver.
Twitter chatter after Roe
Reading Time: 3 minutes A provocative Christian tweet about the attack on Roe prompted a lot of reaction, pro and con. Let’s consider the Frankenstein monster that is Christianity × conservative politics.
The Bible approves of abortion: So why is the Religious Right really anti-choice?
Reading Time: 3 minutes As anyone who doesn’t live off the grid already knows, the Supreme Court handed down its decision on Dobbs v. Jackson, effectively removing protections for women to obtain secure safe abortions in the United States. The decision overturns Roe v. Wade, allowing states to outlaw a woman’s right to choose at their discretion, and introducing […]
Pro-life Christians as civil rights trailblazers?
Reading Time: 3 minutes In a blunt lecture, a Christian anti-abortion advocate scolds the pro-choice community about civil rights and ends with a big slice of Godwin’s Law.
Could a SCOTUS Roe v. Wade reversal really help the Democrats?
Reading Time: 4 minutes Last night, a Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) draft opinion was leaked, showing they have voted to overturn the 50-year legal precedent of Roe v Wade, the 1973 ruling that established the right to abortion. Justice Samuel Alito wrote a draft, which was circulated in February, and was leaked to Politico. It seems […]
I Won’t Call the “Pro-Life” Movement “Pro-Life” Anymore: They Are Anti-Choice
Reading Time: 7 minutes Why, as I look out on the sea of signs at today’s the March for Life, do I see nothing about maternity leave, much less paternity leave? Why aren’t expansive parental leave policies front and center on every pro-life website, and on the lips of every pro-life politician? Why does every speaker fail to mention […]
Texas: “The Pro-Life Movement Is Winning”
Reading Time: 2 minutes My friend and blogger (Smilodon’s Retreat) Kevin McCarthy lives in Texas. Texas is involved in a legal sh!tshow. Things are not looking good there in terms of women’s and reproductive rights. Here, Kevin is nailing his various comments on Facebook to various GOPers. To which Kevin said: Asser (1998) examined 172 child fatalities between 1975 […]
Abortion: Does the Bible Say When Life Begins?
Reading Time: 6 minutes Does the Bible say that life begins at first breath? If so, that strengthens the pro-choice argument.
Responding to Wilcox #5: When Is a Human a Human Being?
Reading Time: 9 minutes This is the fifth piece in series debating Clinton Wilcox at the Life Training Institute (a pro-life organisation) with the following chronology: JP: Abortion: The Human/Human Being Distinction CW: About the Alleged Human/Human Being Distinction CW: About the Alleged Human/Human Being Distinction, Part 2 JP: Pro-Life Debate: Answering Criticisms on the Human/Human Being Distinction JP: Responding to Wilcox #2: “An […]