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Freedom, Equality, and Abortion

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Faith & Theology / Political Commentary / Society & Culture

Many in America today passionately support a right to abortion, even after five months into the pregnancy. Perhaps we should all join in and protect this right. But let’s not be incoherent in our logic and values. The central premise is that a person’s human value—whether or not an unborn child has rights or deserves to live—is dependent upon the will of the mother. Thus, if she determines that the child is a blessing, we will […]

TX School cuts microphone on religious graduation speech

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Faith & Theology / Political Commentary / Society & Culture

A valedictorian in a Texas high school had his microphone cut off after mentioning God, and the constitutional right of students to speak about their faith. In april, I wrote about the subtle indoctrination of secular education, through which children are tacitly trained to think of faith as a private matter that should not be discussed in a public forum. The complete absence of references to God or biblical themes suggests that these are not […]

Are we supposed to care about children or not?

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Political Commentary / Society & Culture

I would like to hear an answer to this question: Do the rights of women to decide on the birth of their children supersede the rights of U.S. citizens to own guns? Or to put it in Piers Morgan’s words, does the “right of a child not to be blown away” also imply a child’s right not to have its spinal cord severed with scissors as part of a late-term abortion procedure? I’ll get back […]