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Dobbs v. Jackson: Folly—and Furor

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TIME TO GIVE THE UNBORN THEIR DUE

PASTORAL REFLECTIONS: Rev. George Brooks

Advent: No Time for Comfort Zones

BLOG: Brian Caulfield

Boomers' Last Gasp

Pastoral Reflections, Rev. W. Ross Blackburn

Grieving With Hope

INSISTING ON LIFE: Maria McFadden Maffucci

Integrity and Character: Marvin Olasky

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Memento Mori

Pastoral Reflections: Victor Lee Austin

IVF Extras

INSISTING ON LIFE: Maria M. Maffucci

“Clown Abortion” Comedy Skit Punches Down

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Follow the Science Down the Yellow Brick Road

PASTORAL REFLECTIONS: Tara Jernigan

Annie: Great-grandmother by Love (Not Blood)

Insisting on Life

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Wrestling with Life Issues in Japan

An article in a Japanese magazine caught my eye a few months back. It was about a sumo wrestler, but that’s not what was unusual about it. Sumo remains very popular in Japan, and top wrestlers have the status of major celebrities. News coverage of goings-on inside and outside of...
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Roe v. Wade for Dummies

On December 1, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization (an abortion clinic), a case challenging the legality of a Mississippi law that bans abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy. Mississippi has asked the Court to overturn Roe v. Wade...
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Pastoral Reflections

Saying One Thing and Doing Another

  In mid-October, I drove from my home in North Carolina to attend a board meeting of UMAction— the United Methodist desk at the Institute on Religion and Democracy in Washington, DC. The night before the meeting, I bunked as usual at a...
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Pro-Life Together

At its core, the pro-life movement is about extending the protection of the law to unborn children. But prolifers should still care about winning over the hearts and minds of those who don’t share this commitment, not least because broad...
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Insisting on Life

Questions and Concerns About the Texas Abortion Statute

Saving lives is always a paramount objective. But we have to make sure that when we do that, we don’t sacrifice our principles and create other grave harms.
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The Reality of Suicide and Suicidal Thinking

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. I am pleased to have as my guest commentator Leticia Ochoa Adams. Leticia was born and raised in rural Texas south of San Antonio and recently graduated with a BA in Philosophy from Holy Apostles College and Seminary. She...
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Active and Passive Euthanasia

  Because of recent advances in medical technology, it is today possible to save...
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Hijacking Immigration?

The myth that human beings are “overpopulating” the earth, which has persisted for...
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Should We “Harvest” Fetal Tissue?

Last summer, a medical ethicist received an unusual phone call from a woman whose...
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Scheidler’s Supreme Victory

“Pro-life action news: Mark Wednesday, Feb. 26, in red letters because it is one big...
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