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Are Pro-Lifers Being Inconsistent if They Save the Mother’s Life Rather than the Baby’s?

Do pro-lifers really believe the unborn has equal value to the born if they’re willing to sacrifice the unborn when the mother’s life is in danger?

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Greg Koukl | October 27, 2017

Does the Fertility Clinic Illustration Disprove the Value of Human Embryos?

A fire breaks out in a fertility clinic. You have the choice of saving one two-year-old or 1,000 embryos. Which do you save, and what does that prove?

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Greg Koukl | October 19, 2017

Abortion and Homicide (Video)

Greg explains how those with a pro-life view are more in line with the laws of California and other states than many may think.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Greg Koukl | May 22, 2017

Soundbite of the Week: Lethal Force to Protect Born Children but Not Unborn?

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.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Greg Koukl | November 7, 2016

Is It Moral to Vaccinate Your Child? (Video)

Greg addresses some concerns one might have regarding vaccinations. COMMENTS Read more posts

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Greg Koukl | April 27, 2015

How To Deal with Christians Who Are in Favor of Abortion or Same-sex Marriage? (Video)

How do you deal with fellow Christians who are supportive of abortion or same-sex marriage? COMMENTS Stand to Reason Blog

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Greg Koukl | November 11, 2013

Is Abortion Life Support?

Ashley –A friend was trying to convince me that abortion is no different than taking someone off life-support.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Greg Koukl | April 27, 2009

Biden's Blunder Redux

I hear all this talk about how the Republicans are going to work in dealing with parents who have both the joy…and the difficulty of raising a child who has a developmental disability, who were born with a birth defect,” he said. “Well, guess what folks? If you care about it, why don't you support stem cell research?

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Greg Koukl | September 11, 2008

Biden's Blunder

Joe Biden’s recent remarks about his “personal view” on abortion on Meet the Press prompted a question on this blog regarding how an STR ambassador might respond. Since one of the elements of diplomacy is wisdom—an artful method—here is my own tactical approach to Biden’s so-called “modified pro-choice view.” Biden said he didn’t want to impose his own “religiously based view” that life begins at conception on those who didn’t agree with him. I have a couple of questions for the Senator. 

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Greg Koukl | September 8, 2008

Goodman/Parental Consent

Parental consent laws for minors seeking abortion are supported by the majority of Americans, yet pro-abortion advocates have vigorously opposed passage of these laws.  The latest opposition comes from Ellen Goodman writing for St. Louis Today whose argument proves too much.  Goodman’s argument seems to be that the logic of parental consent laws legitimizes abduction and forced abortion. 

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Greg Koukl | September 27, 2006