All posts tagged: abortion

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 […]

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 […]