Abortion Hurts. BEN FOLDS Talks About It in “Brick”

Ben Folds - Brick

This is sort of a bonus track.  Each day this week, as we count down to the 42nd anniversary of the passage of the infamous Roe v. Wade abortion decision which legalized abortion in all fifty states, I've been posting a song about abortion.On Sunday, I kicked off the series with Faith Hill's "A Baby Changes Everything."  (Well, okay, this one isn't really about abortion--it's about the birth of Christ!  And yet you can see how relevant it is to the subject.)On Monday we listened to "L … [Read more...]

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John Elefante’s “This Time”: Exposing Abortion, Pulling At My Heartstrings

Elefante - This Time

Day Four of our musical celebration of life, and here's my favorite song so far:  John Elefante's "This Time." Elefante is best known as the former "Kansas" lead singer.  He's also an adoptive father. In 2013, Elefante released a single accompanied by a music video titled "This Time" that tells the story of his adopted daughter, who was nearly aborted by her birth mother.  The video shows a pregnant teenager entering an abortion clinic and then having a dream about a little girl she knew to be … [Read more...]

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ZION, the Joy of Lauryn Hill’s Life: What If She Had Chosen Abortion?

Lauryn Hill - To Zion

  In the summer of 1996, American singer-songwriter Lauryn Hill met Rohan Marley, a son of the late reggae legend Bob Marley.Despite the fact that Hill was in a relationship with multi-instrumentalist Wyclef Jean, she was attracted to Rohan, who had played football for the University of Miami.  The two began dating and--guess what happened?  Lauryn became pregnant!Lauryn's career was just taking off, and friends and acquaintances urged her to get an abortion.  She resisted th … [Read more...]

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