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California's Last Chance to Save Marriage?

Alan's monthly letter for October 2008 Dear Friend,

Article | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | April 20, 2013

Same-Sex Marriage: How It Will Affect You

Alan's monthly letter for August 2008 Dear Friend, The legalization of same-sex marriage will usher in a new era where religious liberties will increasingly become restricted. There’s one word that explains why this will happen: Consistency.

Article | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | April 20, 2013

Same-Sex Marriage: It's Time to Discriminate

I think discrimination is great. I think we should discriminate based on age, sex, disability, and sexual orientation. And I bet most Americans agree with me.

Article | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | April 20, 2013

Making Bioethics One Step Easier

Alan's monthly letter for April 2008 Dear Friend,

Article | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | April 20, 2013

Abortion Is Not a Complex Moral Issue

Alan's monthly letter for January 2008 Dear Friend, Emotional? Yes. Controversial? Yes. Complex? Not really. Abortion is a straightforward issue. There’s only one question to resolve for both sides of the debate. Once answered, the only option is to do the right thing.

Article | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | April 20, 2013

Christians Killing Their Children?

Alan's monthly letter for November 2007 Dear Friend, Followers of Jesus Christ are killing their unborn children. Christians in your church and mine are having abortions. What is going on?

Article | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | April 20, 2013

An Inconvenient Truth: The Unborn Is a Human Being

Alan's monthly letter for January 2007 Dear Friend, Jennifer, a staunch pro-choice advocate from Atlanta, thought for a brief moment about the pastor’s question: “If it could be proven to you that the unborn is a human being, would that change your mind about your abortion?” Jennifer quickly responded, “no, it wouldn’t change anything…I’m not a murderer.”

Article | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | April 19, 2013

Taking the Easy Route after Rape

Alan's monthly letter for January 2012 Dear Friend,

Article | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | April 19, 2013

Answering a Case for Same-Sex Marriage

Alan's monthly letter for February 2012 Dear Friend, Every now and then a challenge comes along that leaves you unsettled. Not because you don’t know it’s wrong, but because you don’t know why. For many Christians, that challenge came this past December when a three-minute YouTube video went viral, reaching nearly 20 million views. Most content on that site isn’t worth taking seriously. But this was different.

Article | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | April 19, 2013

Are Homosexuals Going to Hell?

Alan's monthly letter for March 2012 Dear Friend, A homosexual man asked my wife, “Do you think I’m going to Hell?” That’s a tough question. If you say yes, then you sound judgmental. If you say no, it looks like you’re compromising your convictions. Either way it seems you lose. I think, however, the answer is easy: Yes, homosexuals are going to Hell.

Article | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | April 19, 2013