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David Barash’s Theological Reason for Creating Human-Chimp Hybrids

In a recent article in a science magazine, David Barash argues for creating “humanzees” in order to make a theological point.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Amy K. Hall | March 15, 2018

The Ongoing Struggle against the Culture to Defend Intrinsic Human Value

We human beings have an astonishing ability to deceive ourselves about the value of other human beings when that deception is convenient for us.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Amy K. Hall | May 12, 2017

An Explanation of Planned Parenthood’s “3%” Statistic

Planned Parenthood’s claim that abortion makes up only 3% of their services is back in the news again. Watch this video for the context needed to understand that statistic.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Amy K. Hall | January 27, 2017

France Decides to Protect Women from Their Conscience

A French court upheld the banning of an ad meant to encourage mothers not to abort their Down syndrome children, saying it might disturb people’s consciences.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Amy K. Hall | December 16, 2016

Free 21 Days of Prayer for Life Booklet

Greg talked to John Stonestreet on yesterday’s podcast about the 21 Days of Prayer for Life booklet he co-authored with Scott Klusendorf, so I wanted to make it easy for everyone to find. It’s not just a prayer guide; it’s also a teaching tool. Here’s an explanation of its purpose from the introduction:

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Amy K. Hall | January 21, 2016

The Seventh Planned Parenthood Video: Ordinary, Everyday Evil

The latest Planned Parenthood video is so evil I’m having trouble handling it.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Amy K. Hall | August 20, 2015

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

Will Right and Wrong Always Be Obvious?

A person doesn’t have to know the Bible in order to know right and wrong, right? Well, yes and no. It all depends on what value system is being fed to that person by society. A society saturated in a Christian understanding of morality will reinforce that understanding, even among its atheists. A society without the background of Christianity behind it will enforce a different understanding of morality. Atheists have the mistaken idea that objective morality is simply obvious to everyone, but the truth is, it’s not.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Amy K. Hall | May 16, 2013

Abortion and Slavery: The Same Old Arguments

The arguments against slavery were the same as the arguments now against abortion: All human beings are intrinsically valuable and have equal natural rights, regardless of their characteristics.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Amy K. Hall | January 31, 2013

Peter Singer Rejects Inalienable Human Rights

An article by Dinesh D'Souza posted on Christianity Today directly addresses many of the conversations we've had in the blog comments recently about the foundation for human rights and whether or not rights can continue indefinitely in a post-Christian culture.  D'Souza explains:

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Amy K. Hall | March 19, 2009