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Having a Baby Didn’t Stop Her from Achieving Her Goals

Athlete Julia Webb is an example of someone who neither aborted her child to achieve her goals nor gave up what she loves because she had children.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | January 28, 2020

Golden Globe Awards Speech Defends Abortion

Abortion is often defended as necessary because of rape and the life of the mother, but it turns out these are two of the least common reasons why women have abortions in the United States.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | January 14, 2020

Why and How You Should Mark Up Your Books

Why and how should you mark up a book? Alan reflects on an article by Mortimer Adler, explaining three benefits you will receive when you interact with what you read.

Blog Post | Miscellaneous | Alan Shlemon | December 17, 2019

Does Your Belief in Demons Affect How You Live?

What could demons do to thwart apologetic encounters? What should apologists be mindful of when sharing our convictions with others? Alan reflects on his interview with Tim Muehlhoff.

Blog Post | Miscellaneous | Alan Shlemon | November 5, 2019

The Pro-Life View Is the Tolerant View

Even though the goal of pro-lifers is to take away a woman’s legal right to an abortion, the view isn’t intolerant and discriminatory. In fact, it’s the opposite. Here’s why.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | October 8, 2019

Why Study Latin?

Learning Latin requires the skills of patience, precision, accuracy, and attention to detail, and it’s worth it! Here are five reasons why you would benefit from studying Latin.

Blog Post | Miscellaneous | Alan Shlemon | September 10, 2019

Are Portlanders Rethinking Aborting Children with Down Syndrome?

After more than a decade of training Oregon Right to Life students and taking them to the streets of Portland to talk to people about abortion, Alan noticed a possible new trend this year.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | May 7, 2019

Is What Muslims Say Really What Islam Teaches? (Video)

Alan emphasizes the importance of looking to Islam’s authoritative sources in order to know what Islam really teaches then explains a key teaching about the Quran. 

Blog Post | Miscellaneous | Alan Shlemon | March 4, 2019

An Apologetic against Dating in High School

High school students love to say they’re dating “to get to know each other better” and “to see if we’re compatible.” Here’s how parents can respond.

Blog Post | Miscellaneous | Alan Shlemon | January 29, 2019

The Black Box of IVF

Given the brave new world we live in, we can’t presume that medical technologies are consistent with Christian ethics. We must do our due diligence and investigate.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | December 18, 2018