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The Myth That Same-Sex Parenting Makes No Difference

A recent study shows that children raised by lesbian couples are “significantly more likely to report same-sex attraction, sexual minority identity, and same-sex sexual experiences.”

Blog Post | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | August 14, 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

Are We Accountable for Unchosen Sinful Desires?

Wrongly assuming that homosexuality is either something one is born with or a choice often leads people to the conclusion that we’re not accountable for our desires. Alan explains why this is a mistake.

Blog Post | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | April 22, 2019

The False Dilemma Propagated by Pro-Gay Advocates

We’re told that if your friend identifies as gay or lesbian, then you face a choice: fidelity to your faith or fidelity to your friend. But this is a false dilemma. Those aren't the only options.

Blog Post | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | March 1, 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

Seven Pro-Life Action Steps

Being pro-life is not merely an attitude. It’s a behavior—it’s something you do. Here are seven steps you can take to make a difference in the lives of the unborn and their mothers.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | October 9, 2018

Is It Reasonable to Vote Based on “Personal Religious Views”? (Video)

Is Christian opposition to abortion based on “personal religious views” that should not affect their votes?

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | July 2, 2018

Ireland’s Vote to Make Abortion Legal Doesn’t Make Abortion Moral

Ireland has voted to repeal their right-to-life constitutional amendment, but making abortion legal doesn’t make it moral.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | June 6, 2018

Can Atheists Ground the Claim That Abortion Is Wrong? (Video)

If a pro-life atheist doesn’t believe in a Moral Law Giver, can their view be consistent?

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | May 28, 2018

Even Love and Hate Need to Be Clarified

Because our culture ties love and hate to agreement and disagreement in some contexts, we need to ask for clarification when people call us to love or accuse us of hate.

Blog Post | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | April 13, 2018