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Is there a legitimate dividing line between human persons and human non-persons? Greg explains why we need to be sure about the answer to this question.
Greg answers a caller's question on why it's morally permissible to protect a born child using lethal force, but it's not morally permissible to protect an unborn child using lethal force. Transcript: 0:00 I just have a question on how to respond to a 0:03 challenge in the pro-life 0:05 discussion.
Greg responds to the claim that without abortion, people would be "forced to be parents."
A number of years ago, I had one of my first debates at a local college about California prop 161 which was a physician assisted suicide initiative. They were for it, and I was against it for what they considered religious reasons. Therefore, they thought I was forcing my religious point of view on other people, and that their view was religiously neutral.
Judith Jarvis Thompson's Violinist Argument Isn't a Good Defense of Aboriton I remember exactly where I was the first time I heard Judith Jarvis Thompson’s famous “Violinist” argument. I was driving south on the 405 freeway in Los Angeles listening to a radio talk-show. It shook me up so much I almost had to pull over.
Many pro-choice arguments would be unthinkable if applied to a toddler. It's a good tactic to "trot out the toddler." Show the absurdity of the argument by showing what it would mean if applied to a toddler. It refocuses the argument on the one question that matters: What is the unborn?
Greg Koukl of Stand to Reason analyzes the worldviews of the films "Juno" and "Prince Caspian". Recorded at STR's weekly radio broadcast.
Greg Koukl of Stand to Reason looks at the question, "Is abortion no different than taking someone off life support?"