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Is Abortion before Implantation Biblically Permissible?

If “the life of the creature is in the blood,” as it says in Leviticus 17:11, then does that mean killing the embryo before implantation should not be described as killing a human life?

Article | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | January 1, 2020

How the Smallest Born Baby Proves Abortion Is Wrong

When Baby Saybie was born at 23 weeks weighing 8.6 ounces, her birth and survival challenged abortion-choice advocacy in four ways that can be easily remembered by the acronym S.L.E.D.

Article | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | July 1, 2019

A Clear and Present Danger to Human Life

With the advancement of science, we’ve entered a new era of biotechnology where we’re increasingly experimenting on humans, jeopardizing the most vulnerable lives in our society

Article | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | January 1, 2019

Do Pro-Lifers Want the Government to Regulate a Woman’s Body?

Those who say pro-lifers want the government to "regulate a woman's body" are missing three important points.

Article | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | March 1, 2017

Pro-life Persuasion Always Succeeds

Even if you persuasively and graciously share the truth and the person rejects your point, I’d still say you succeeded 100%. This is why.

Article | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | January 1, 2017

Challenge Response: Euthanasia Is a Fundamental Human Right

Here's my response to this week's challenge. Transcript: 0:06 Is euthanasia a fundamental human right? 0:10 Well this week's challenge says that it

Video | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | November 10, 2016

Challenge Response: You Don’t Really Believe Life Begins at Conception

Here's my response to this week's challenge:   Transcript: 0:04 I don't really believe that life begins at conception. If I did I would fight

Video | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | September 22, 2016

The Pro-Life Mission

How do you create confidence in Christians who are able to share their pro-life convictions with anyone? Here’s a hint: It takes a lot more than a lecture, but it’s worth it. That’s what I did this summer with 45 high school students on the pro-life mission.

Article | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | August 8, 2016

Challenge Response: All Human Life Is Not Equal

Here's my response to this week's challenge:   COMMENTS Read more posts

Video | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | February 17, 2016

Does Sentience Give Us Value?

Alan explains whether our value is derived from being sentient creatures. COMMENTS Read more posts

Video | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | January 7, 2016