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59 Reasons Why Men Need To Speak Out About Abortion

If you are a pro-life man, like me, then you’ve heard a hundred times that men need to shut up about abortion. Apparently, we men have no right to talk about abortion unless, perhaps, we’re voicing pro-choice solidarity. #girlpower Why … Continue reading

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Free Pro-Life Advocate Training

If you are serious about defending the unborn, protecting the most defenseless members of our families, and preserving the right to life, then please consider signing up for this free 6-session course series from Care-Net. You’ll get a study sheet … Continue reading

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Three Steps Needed to Make the Case for Abortion

Abortion-choice policy is a fiery debate. As with any hotly contested issue, this debate gives off a billowing plume of smoke clouding the air with ambiguity and confusion. In the interest of clearing the air, and clarifying the abortion debate … Continue reading

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A Simple Answer to a Burning Question

If you were inside of a burning fertility clinic, and you had to choose between saving a toddler versus saving 1,000 frozen embryos, which would you pick? This is the thought experiment renewed in popular conversation by comedian, writer, and social … Continue reading

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A Documentary History of Human Rights Regarding Abortion

Abortion history is, in many ways, a question of the nature and domain of human rights. To treat this difficult issue with due deference we must consider it’s historical position entrenched within the timeless debate over human rights. In this … Continue reading

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A Legal History of Abortion in America

  A.    ≤ 1900 1. Ancient Law (5th BC-4th Cent. AD) Ancient Greeks via Aristotle thought of the “soul” as “mover” of the body. This substance dualist view treated the quickening as the point at which distinctly human life begins. … Continue reading

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Abortion Transcends Politics

The standing question here is whether abortion is a political issue. At first glance, Yes, abortion is clearly a political issue. Abortion is political in the sense that politicians debate the subject in campaign season, they broadcast their abortion views … Continue reading

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