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Did God Ordain Abortion as Punishment for Infidelity?

Though abortion is inconsistent with the Christian worldview, some people point to a Bible passage they believe ordains abortion. Alan responds.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | March 24, 2020

Having a Baby Didn’t Stop Her from Achieving Her Goals

Athlete Julia Webb is an example of someone who neither aborted her child to achieve her goals nor gave up what she loves because she had children.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | January 28, 2020

Golden Globe Awards Speech Defends Abortion

Abortion is often defended as necessary because of rape and the life of the mother, but it turns out these are two of the least common reasons why women have abortions in the United States.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | January 14, 2020

The Pro-Life View Is the Tolerant View

Even though the goal of pro-lifers is to take away a woman’s legal right to an abortion, the view isn’t intolerant and discriminatory. In fact, it’s the opposite. Here’s why.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | October 8, 2019

Does the Bible Teach That Life Begins at First Breath?

A popular pro-choice meme says the Bible teaches that life begins at first breath, but not only does the Bible not teach this, but there are also four other reasons why this meme fails.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Tim Barnett | June 25, 2019

Abortion Advocates Fail Biology Again

To clear up some confusion about biology: A sperm can potentially create a human being, but an embryo already is one. Here’s why the two are not analogous.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Tim Barnett | June 12, 2019

If You’re Defending a Woman’s Right to Kill an Innocent Human Being, You’re Not Pro-Life

Here’s why it doesn't make sense to say you’re “personally pro-life” but support a woman’s right to an abortion.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Tim Barnett | May 29, 2019

Abortion Advocates Fail Biology

In a recent CNN interview, a politician said, “When a woman is pregnant, that is not a human being inside of her," but embryology textbooks tell us something different. Here’s what they have to say.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Tim Barnett | May 15, 2019

Are Portlanders Rethinking Aborting Children with Down Syndrome?

After more than a decade of training Oregon Right to Life students and taking them to the streets of Portland to talk to people about abortion, Alan noticed a possible new trend this year.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | May 7, 2019

The Black Box of IVF

Given the brave new world we live in, we can’t presume that medical technologies are consistent with Christian ethics. We must do our due diligence and investigate.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | December 18, 2018