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- Citizenship and Fetal Personhood: Weighing the Implications of Heartbeat Bills.
- Is Abortion Safer than Childbirth? Part 3 of 3
- Is Abortion Safe for the Mother? Part 2 of 3.
- Is Abortion Safe? Part 1 of 3.
- Abortion vs. Sacrificial Living
- Fact-checking the Fact-Checkers for Abby Johnson’s “Unplanned”: Reviewer’s Fault-Finding Mission Falls Flat
- Crisis of Conscience: 11 Reasons Why Senate Democrats Didn’t Vote to Protect Newborns
Category Archives: Contraception Practices
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
Is Abortion Eugenics?
Introduction The short answer to the title question: “Is Abortion Eugenics?” is: Yes, abortion (i.e., contemporary abortion-choice policy) can qualify as eugenics wherever a children-in-utero is intentionally terminated for any number of reasons deemed ‘defects’ in the child. Preliminary reasons … Continue reading
Hobby Lobby, Birth Control and Abortion
The recent supreme court decision in favor of Hobby Lobby has reignited a national debate. With wide debate and flared tempers, misinformation abounds. Let us clarify a few things here for the sake of keeping things truthful and hopefully civil. … Continue reading
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What’s Left of ‘My Body, My Right’?
The right to privacy just might be the most widely touted justification for abortion today. Implied within the right to life and to liberty, the concept of “privacy” demarcates the sacred domain of self-possession (my body), autonomy (my choice), and liberty … Continue reading
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Unwaging the War on Women
[Originally presented by John D. Ferrer at the Bible and Beer Consortium at the Gingerman Pub, Fort Worth, TX 26 April, 2014] UNWAGING THE WAR ON WOMEN By: John D. Ferrer The common language of party politics is slander and … Continue reading
Is Planned Parenthood An Abortion Clinic?
Obviously, planned parenthood is an abortion provider, and they happen to be the single leading abortion provider in the U.S. But is that what they are “about”? Is that their overriding focus? Or should they be understood primarily as a … Continue reading
Abortion Methods Over the Centuries, coming soon.
For a pro-choice rendering of historical abortion methods see: http://www.plannedparenthood.org/resources/research-papers/history-birth-control-methods-26784.htm
15 Anti-Abortion Arguments
Picture by: Unknown (accessed 6 May 2013 at: http://www.byrdnick.com/archives/3263#comment-175) Arguments Against Abortion (c) John D. Ferrer, 6 May 2013 The Overall Argument Premise 1) Legality, where possible, should line up with morality. Premise 2) Abortion-on-demand is immoral yet can banned. Conclusion) Therefore … Continue reading
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Boycotts Looming For Eden Foods over “Hobby-Lobby-esque” Contraception Coverage (18 July 2014) Congress Blocks Bill to Restore Contraceptive Coverage in Wake of Hobby Lobby Case (16 July 2014) Abortion Clinic Protections Proposed in Massachusetts (14 July 2014) High School Sophomore … Continue reading
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Kinds of Abortion (without pictures)
Abortion can be categorized in a number of ways, only some of which are useful to the normal sense of “abortion” at issue in current U.S. politics, culture and medicine. We are, of course, talking about human abortion and not … Continue reading