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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

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

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

Is Abortion the Same as Taking Someone off Life Support? (Video)

Some abortion-choice advocates claim that abortion is no different from taking someone off life support. Alan explains why that is not the case.

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

Why Do Christians Fight Against Euthanasia Laws? (Video)

Alan responds to the question: If going to Heaven is so great, why do Christians want to prolong an unhappy life on Earth?

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | February 26, 2018

Compassion Means to Suffer With

If only our society would once again define compassion not as offering to help people kill themselves, but as offering to walk with them through a difficult time.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | December 13, 2017