Chauvinism, Rape and the Separation of Church & State: Answering Questions About Abortion (Part 3 of 9)

“He’s become a one-man rise in crime. I’d blame parents except he hasn’t got ‘em.” Vendors on the streets of an Arabian town sing this protest about Aladdin. In Disney’s movie, Aladdin was a street kid, running around with his monkey, Abu, and alienating himself from the locals. They worked in their farms and vineyards to produce fruits and vegetables…

How has your religion affected your view on abortion?

If you watched the VP debate you’ll remember the moderator asking the candidates a single question about abortion. “How has your religion affected your view on abortion?” Amid a flurry of questions about the economy and foreign policy, the question was as on-topic as orating Shakespeare at a hot dog eating competition so I’ll give Ryan and…

Politics, The Morning After Pill, and Propaganda

Have you ever heard the old saying, “you can’t be a little pregnant; you either are, or you aren’t?” Sense used to be common. The pro-choice crowd is upset with the White House for blocking over-the-counter access to the “Morning After Pill.” Former Assistant FDA commissioner for women’s health Susan Wood believes the decision is politically…

“This is not what I want for my life.”

Hidden within the prose of the New York Times article, The Two-Minus-One Pregnancy, are three ideas I want to illuminate: moral decay, profound selfishness, and willful disregard of conscience. Moral Decay Mark Evans is an OBGYN and an abortionist. He was one of the pioneers who brought “pregnancy reduction” – killing babies that share the womb with…

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Words are powerful. They have the power to invoke memories, images, and ideas that their writer, or speaker, may or may not have intended. Consider the word “abandoned.” In yesterday’s post, about the Paulraj family, I wrote this sentence: What if you learned his parents abandoned him? A reader shared the following comments, I wouldn’t…

What’s wrong with Sandusky’s actions?

(Updated 2:25PM) What you are about to read will make you uncomfortable. It centers around the tragic events that allegedly occurred in State College, PA for more than a decade. I feel safe in assuming you know of what I speak. The most troubling aspect is the alleged pedophile started a non-profit to help disadvantaged youth, and used…