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Category Archives: Terms and Definitions
What does the Bible have to Say About Abortion?
A. Biblical Case Against Abortion 1. Life of the unborn is legally protected Exodus 21:22-23 (Tricky Text, see below) 2. “thou shalt not murder” Exod 20:13 3. “Life for life” but children are alive at conception. Exod 21:23; Dt 19:21 … Continue reading
Crisis of Conscience: 11 Reasons Why Senate Democrats Didn’t Vote to Protect Newborns
Yes, Democrats blocked a bill that would protect infants who survived botched abortions. Yes, that ties abortion-choice into child-abuse, ablism, mercy-killing, and infanticide. No, it does not necessarily mean Democrats hate babies or want more abortions. But it still isn’t … Continue reading
Is Abortion a Legal Contradiction?
Abortion is, of course, a serious issue fraught with moral tensions. So it’s not hard to see how abortion policy can raise a challenge for our legal system. But does abortion constitute a legal contradiction? Does abortion choice policy somehow betray … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
What is it that’s being aborted?
Introduction Is it a fetus? Is it a baby? Is it a person, a child, or perhaps a human being? In the ethics debates over abortion, the status of the aborted individual is no small matter. If that entity is a rights-bearing … Continue reading
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