20 Arguments Against Abortion, Rebutted (2 of 4)

Where are the most teen moms? Of course—in the most conservative states.

Here are 20 responses to my pro-choice position, with my rebuttals (part 2 of 4). [Read more...]

20 Arguments Against Abortion, Rebutted

A 6-week-old embryo is half an inch long

Here are 20 responses to my pro-choice position, with my rebuttals (part 1 of 4). [Read more...]

What Does the Bible Say About Abortion?

Let's take a look at the Bible and see what it says about abortion

God has no problem killing men, women, and children, so what’s the big deal? There’s no prohibition against abortion in the Bible. And that “thou shalt not murder” thing? It’s not even in the Ten Commandments. [Read more...]

If Pro-Lifers Got into the Car Business . . .

Stuck in the '50s …

Imagine pro-life thinking applied to the car business (a fable). [Read more...]

What the Pro-Life Position Ignores

Pregnant woman smoking

If pregnancy wasn’t that big a deal, we could just let the pro-life movement have their way. But it is a big deal. “Just put the baby up for adoption” is remarkably ineffective, and the woman who takes an unplanned child to term is changed forever. [Read more...]

Five Intuitive Pro-Choice Arguments

Imagine pro-life protesters with signs showing the single cell that they claim is identical to a newborn baby

Pro-life advocates claim that a single cell and a newborn are both “babies.” Let’s test that claim with five pro-choice arguments that appeal to the emotional or intuitive side of the brain rather than the intellectual. [Read more...]

Gay Marriage, Abortion, and Open Mindedness

Abortion and gay marriage

A Republican senator reversed himself on same-sex marriage and now supports it. What causes a change in so fundamental an issue? And how does this apply to abortion? [Read more...]

Pushback on Abortion

More on the abortion question

My post in honor of the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade has gotten a response. It’s more supportive than many Christian responses. Let’s take a look. [Read more...]

A Defense of Abortion Rights: The Spectrum Argument

Responding to the Christian view that abortion is forbidden

“Abortion means the death of a baby!” That’s true only if you say that a newborn baby is no different than the single cell that it came from. But this denies a spectrum of personhood that we all acknowledge. [Read more...]

Don’t Like Abortion? Then Support Sex Education

An excellent infographic makes clear the problems caused by poor sex education. [Read more...]