Abortion

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Does Abortion Reduce Maternal Deaths?

Introduction Pro‑abortion groups claim that legalized abortion is vital for women's health in the United States since, as they claim, thousands died of illegal abortions every year before the Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision. Population controllers also allege that hundreds of thousands of women still die all over the [...]

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What Is the Christian Consensus on Abortion?

Until about 1950, every major Protestant denomination vigorously opposed abortion, and church leaders condemned it in the strongest possible terms.  Ministers were unfazed by pro-abortion criticism because their teachings were solidly based upon the theology of their original founders. John Calvin said: If it seems more disgraceful that a man [...]

By |2020-07-22T09:44:51-04:00July 22nd, 2020|Categories: Abortion|Tags: |

The Beauty of Statistics on Abortion

Introduction Yale professor Edward Tufte is an information guru.  He travels the world teaching people the art of “data visualization,” or how to most effectively present the power and the beauty of evidence.  His work highlights the fact that the battle over social issues is largely one of images that [...]

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Is the Effort to Stop Abortion Racist?

Ever since the battle over abortion began, pro-lifers and “pro-choicers” have accused each other of racism.  For example, Brian Fung of The Atlantic claimed in August of 2012 that “an abortion ban would disproportionately affect women from non-white and low-income backgrounds,” allegedly proving the pro-life movement’s “inherent racial and socio-economic [...]

By |2020-05-30T16:25:53-04:00July 3rd, 2020|Categories: Abortion|Tags: , , |
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Are the Remains of Aborted Babies Used in Cosmetics?

From time to time we hear stories alleging that American abortion mills are selling aborted babies to major cosmetic companies so that they may be "rendered" for their collagen, the main protein component of connective tissue.  This rumor is persistent and seems to have a life of its own, but [...]

By |2020-07-21T14:25:18-04:00June 16th, 2020|Categories: Abortion|Tags: , , , |
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What Does the Bible Say about Abortion?

Pro-abortionists sometimes claim that there is nothing forbidding abortion in the Bible.  For example: Ex-priest Daniel C. Maguire says, "There has been no systematic thinking in Jewish Christian tradition on abortion.  There is nothing in the Bible on it."1 Roy Bowen Ward, Professor Emeritus of Comparative Religion at Miami University [...]

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Why Are Late Abortions Performed?

As experts have known for years, unborn children begin to feel pain as early as eight weeks after fertilization, and definitely no later than 14 weeks.  In fact, University of Arkansas Professor Kanwaljeet Anand, the world’s leading authority on fetal pain, says that preborn children probably feel pain much more [...]

By |2020-05-30T18:53:37-04:00May 29th, 2020|Categories: Abortion|Tags: , , , |
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Does Abortion Really Incur Excommunication?

What Exactly Is Excommunication? Excommunication is a sanction that deprives a Catholic of all participation in the common blessings of the society of the Church.1  It is the most serious penalty the Church can inflict, and is used only in the most severe cases.  The excommunicated person remains a Catholic [...]

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What are Historical Jewish Teachings on Abortion?

Like modern Christians, Jews take a variety of stands on abortion, primarily because the Jewish faith has suffered the same catastrophic ethical schism that has splintered the Christian church.  Denominations representing most of Judaism’s adherents have rejected the inspired Word of God.  They are following their faith with less intensity, [...]

By |2020-05-20T09:20:48-04:00May 20th, 2020|Categories: Abortion|Tags: |