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The Moral Pro-life Case

The recent political season was a reminder of how much difficulty some pro-lifers have explaining and defending their view.  Red herrings abound.  They need to be ignored to focus again and again on the core issue – the only issue.  What is the unborn?  Nothing else can be answered, no supposed justification for abortion can be decided, until that question is answered.  Unfortunately, most of the discussions about abortion in the media jump to other issues and never consider this fundamental issue.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Melinda Penner | November 19, 2012

Coming to Theaters: October Baby

Mark your calendars for March 23. That's when a new movie, October Baby, will hit movie screens.  I was able to preview the film last week and suggest you go see this one in the theater.  I'll be up front, it is a strong pro-life movie dealing head-on with abortion.  But it was powerful and compelling, without being preachy.  The message comes through loud and clear, but in a way that stirred my soul (yes, yes...I cried like 4 times -- it was intense).

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Brett Kunkle | February 27, 2012

Engaging the Abortion Discussion

Greg outlined two parts of arguing for the pro-life position: The Moral Logic Is the Unborn a Human Person?  

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Melinda Penner | January 24, 2012

The Great Stem Cell Debate

Brian Godawa was Greg's guest in the last hour of the radio show today so I've reposted my review of the documentary Brian did on stem cell research.  It's also available on Amazon.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Melinda Penner | December 6, 2009

Discussing Same-sex Marriage (Audio)

How do you make a reasonable argument against same-sex marriage rights?  Greg answered that on a recent radio show.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Melinda Penner | July 30, 2009

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

It Worked for Embryos, so...

Let's apply the same reasoning to unwanted fetuses.  At least, that's what Oxford professor Richard Gardner is advocating, saying that "aborted fetuses offer 'at least a temporary solution' to the shortage of available organs for people in need of transplants." From a Slate article:

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Amy K. Hall | March 16, 2009

Showing Up

by Steve Wagner

Blog Post | Apologetics | Guest | May 30, 2008

Unborn Children Are not "Impersonal Objects"

An article titled "Film: Abortion as an act of rebellion" sings the praises of 4 Weeks, 3 Months and 2 Days--the Romanian film that won the Palme d'Or last year at Cannes: 

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Amy K. Hall | April 4, 2008

200 Years of Christianity, Politics, and Human Rights

Pro-lifers are often accused of inappropriately trying to force their religious views on others when they say that an unborn child ought to have the same rights as a born child.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Amy K. Hall | August 28, 2007