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Unborn Babies May Be Able to Feel Pain Earlier Than 24 Weeks

An article in the Journal of Medical Ethics argues there’s a good possibility that fetal human beings can feel pain earlier than the previously accepted 24 weeks.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Amy K. Hall | January 23, 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

Does Human Life Begin When We Take Our First Breath?

Does the fact that unborn children don’t breathe air mean they aren’t yet live human beings? Does the Bible teach this in Genesis 2:7, as some claim?

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Amy K. Hall | December 11, 2019

Biologists Overwhelmingly Agree That Human Life Begins at Fertilization

As part of his dissertation, Steve Jacobs surveyed biology professors at over 1,000 institutions around the world about when life begins. The results weren’t even close.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Amy K. Hall | October 16, 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

Is a Fetal Human Being a Person? (Video)

Amy explains why all humans are also persons.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Amy K. Hall | August 5, 2019

How to Deal with Some Common Responses to Your Pro-Life Argument

Some common responses you’ll hear when making a pro-life argument aren’t actually relevant to your argument. Here’s how to spot them and keep the discussion on track.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Amy K. Hall | July 3, 2019

“A Form of Killing That We Need to Be Able to Defend”

Pro-choice arguments have shifted from arguing against the humanity of the unborn to arguing why killing these human beings is justified. Here’s one example.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Amy K. Hall | June 13, 2019

Does a Human Fetus Have a Soul? (Video)

Amy shares why it makes sense to believe that a human has a soul at the moment of conception. 

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Amy K. Hall | May 20, 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