Accurate Posters for Pro-Lifers

You’ve probably seen this type of poster/billboard coming from the pro-life movement: PZ Myers says that information may be true — the “non-functional primordia of those organs” exist at 28 days — but the picture is misleading. If they wanted to be accurate, the poster would look more like this: All of their billboards are [Read More...]

A Christian Solution to the Health Care Crisis

Don’t like your current insurance or the proposed government solution to the health care crisis? NPR’s Jeff Brady has a story on what a group of Evangelical Christians are doing about it: pooling their health costs and paying for each other’s health care. James Lansberry, the vice president of Samaritan Ministries, says the concept is [Read More...]

Update on Angie’s Abortion

Angie Jackson wrote a very popular (and controversial) posting on this site a few weeks ago about how she is having an abortion and documenting the process on YouTube and Twitter. Yesterday, she appeared on CNN, interviewed by Kyra Phillips: Considering that was her first *live* interview, I’m impressed. Angie was calm and collected throughout. [Read More...]

Disabled Children Are God’s Punishment for Abortion, Says Republican

Since we’ve been talking about abortion on this site pretty heavily, this story seemed appropriate and highly disturbing. Partly because it means some people actually elected this nutjob. [Virginia] State Delegate Bob Marshall of Manassas says disabled children are God’s punishment to women who have aborted their first pregnancy. He made that statement Thursday at [Read More...]

Why I’m Having an Abortion

Angie Jackson is in the process of getting an abortion. What makes this even more interesting is that she’s been documenting the experience on her website and on Twitter. (Angie’s also on YouTube, though she hasn’t documented anything about the situation there yet. and you can see her talking about her situation here.) I think [Read More...]