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Category Archives: Pro-Life Witness

Is Donald Trump Truly Pro-Life?

I find it difficult to cheer Trump’s conversion, because the reason he gives for being pro-life doesn’t correspond to the pro-life ethic.

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Advocating for Life, After Colorado Springs

We oppose the violent outburst against Planned Parenthood last Friday, as well as the violence that goes on against helpless victims every day their doors are open.

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Before You Debate, You Have to Agree

If we as a society cannot agree agree on basic facts, then we will never be able to debate big ideas.

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3801 Lancaster and the Mystery of Kermit Gosnell

The real mystery of Dr. Kermit Gosnell is not his identity as a serial killer who preyed on women and children, but this question: How could this go on for so long?

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Why Hillary Clinton Was Wrong to Compare Pro-Life Advocates to Terrorists

If you believe in human rights for all, including the unborn, you “don’t want to live in the modern world.” Your position is “extreme” — something we’d expect from “terrorist groups.”

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The Shrug That Scares Me To Death

The absence of societal shuddering in response to the Planned Parenthood videos frightens me more than the videos themselves.

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“Shocking Videos!” and the Art of Looking Away

Brought face to face with video evidence of injustice, we do back flips to avoid the conclusion that there is a pattern of injustice and we should do something about it.

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How Disagreement Makes Us Civil

Incivility is when we give up on disagreement and become disagreeable. It is the failure of disagreement, not its natural outworking.

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On Abortion, Rand Paul Simply Did What Most Reporters Won’t

When Paul tossed a question back to a Democratic spokeswoman, he was doing what reporters rarely, if ever, do: He was asking a pro-choice activist a hard question.

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Americans’ Muddled Morality about the Unborn

The debate over fetal homicide reveals our society’s inconsistency in the ongoing debate over abortion: We only affirm the humanity of the unborn if the child is “wanted.”

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