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Hobby Lobby Decision Summary

The decision on whether or not corporations like Hobby Lobby are protected by the Religious Freedom Restoration Act from being forced to provide free abortifacients via their insurance plan came down from the Supreme Court today. Here’s a quick summary of the decision from the NRO editors:

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Amy K. Hall | June 30, 2014

Why the First Hospital to Do Sex-Reassignment Surgeries No Longer Does Them

Greg referenced this article by Paul McHugh (former psychiatrist in chief at Johns Hopkins) on the show Tuesday, and it's worth posting an excerpt here, as well:

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Amy K. Hall | June 21, 2014

All You Need to Help People Rethink Abortion Is Clarity on These Three Questions

Scott Klusendorf spoke on “How to Make the Case for Life in a Post-Christian Culture” as part of Impact 360’s speaker series, and it’s a great video to watch and pass on to others. Here’s the encouragement Scott gives at the beginning:

Blog Post | Apologetics | Amy K. Hall | June 4, 2014

Ensor, Piper, and Chan on Fighting to End Abortion

This is the interview Scott Klusendorf recommended on last week’s show, and I echo his recommendation.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Amy K. Hall | January 29, 2014

Fetal Humans Are Persons Who Can Be Wronged

In an interview posted today on the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Frank Beckwith explains, “[B]y excluding the unborn from the human community, and claiming that this being is not the sort of human that requires the law to protect it, the state is in fact making a non-neutral claim: The unborn child is not one of us.” He uses an illustration to clarify the truth that unborn human beings are, in fact, persons who can be wronged by our treatment of them:

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Amy K. Hall | January 22, 2014

Challenge: You're Not Adopting Babies

Since this week marks the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade, today's challenge is a question a Planned Parenthood employee asked Alan during some pro-life apologetics field training he was doing with students on the streets of Portland*: "So, how many babies have you adopted?"  What's your response? Tell us what you think, and on Thursday we'll hear Alan's advice. 

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Amy K. Hall | January 21, 2014

Ideas for a New Year's Resolution

As it’s the last day of the year, here are some posts from 2013 with ideas to help you make a study plan for 2014:

Blog Post | Apologetics | Amy K. Hall | December 31, 2013

Popular Posts

Here are some popular posts (measured by number of page views) you may have missed this year. Enjoy! 10. Truth, Conviction, and Jesus Are Relevant – A story about a youth-group-member-turned-atheist shows that attempts to be relevant are making us irrelevant by crowding out what makes Christianity unique.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Amy K. Hall | December 27, 2013

Challenge: Pro-Choicers, Not Pro-Lifers, Decrease Abortion

The challenge this week comes from an article titled "How I Lost Faith in the Pro-Life Movement":

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Amy K. Hall | November 12, 2013

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