Hard Cases

Poland Shuts the Door on Eugenic Abortion

Good news in the fight against the culture of death is all too rare. But today, we have extremely good news from the homeland of the “pope of life,” St. John Paul II. Just days ago, Poland’s Constitutional Tribunal removed one of the few remaining exceptions to that country’s abortion [...]

By |2020-11-02T11:22:54-05:00November 1st, 2020|Categories: Spirit & Life Newsletter|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 [...]

Shouldn’t We Permit Abortion Only to Save the Life of the Mother?

Abortion is completely legal in more than one hundred nations.  In almost every case, population controllers first drove in the ultra-thin wedge of allowing abortion when the mother's life is in danger. This is a brilliant strategy for two reasons. First, abortionists can easily stretch any law, no matter how [...]

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The Abortion Hard Cases

Most people believe access to abortion should be limited. But how limited? Is abortion permissible to save the mother, or after rape or incest, or in cases of severe fetal deformities? The "Health of the Mother" Exception Because of advances in medicine, there are currently no maternal medical conditions for [...]

Why Women Abort

Many people believe that the reasons women have abortions are to save their lives or physical health, or in cases of rape and incest, or to avoid birth defects. This is a fallacy that pro-abortion groups continue to cultivate because it helps them spread abortion in nations with pro-life laws and helps them retain abortion-on-demand once they have [...]

By |2021-01-09T14:57:31-05:00July 23rd, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

Shouldn’t We Allow Abortions to Help Victims of Rape?

"Some people disclaim their natural heritage.  I always name my origin.  It didn't hold me back and neither has my color.  I was born in poverty.  My father raped my mother when she was 12.  Now they've named a park for me in Chester, Pennsylvania." — Renowned Gospel singer Ethel [...]

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Shouldn’t We Allow Abortions to Help Victims of Incest?

Abortion for incest wreaks more violence upon the victim, rarely leads to genuine healing, and may lead others to believe that the "problem" caused by the violent crime has largely been solved.  In cases of incest, abortion often eliminates the only evidence of the crime. The solution to incest is [...]

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