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“I Do Abortions Because I Am a Christian”

Christian abortion

I so often focus on Christians with whom I disagree that it’s nice to find one that I can support. Meet a Christian abortion doctor who sees his profession as a ministry. [Read more...]

Spectrum Argument for Abortion, Revisited

spectrum abortion

The spectrum argument is my primary contribution to the discussion on abortion. It gives a useful perspective on what the unborn is. But a blogger—a secular one at that—objects. Take a look at his analysis of the spectrum argument. [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...]

16 Arguments Against Abortion, Addendum

What do Christians say to these arguments? Here are yet more responses to the pro-choice position, with my rebuttals. [Read more...]

Ray Comfort’s Anti-Abortion Video “180”

Ray Comfort’s “180” documentary spends surprisingly little time arguing against abortion, and no time making coherent, intellectual arguments against abortion. What it does talk about is predictable. [Read more...]

5 Recommendations to the Pro-Life Movement

Why would I want to improve the stance of the pro-life position? Because there’s actually a lot of common ground, and we’re missing the chance to work together. [Read more...]


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