Abortion Archive

The Politics of Abortion: Should Christians Vote Straight Ticket?

A Viewpoint rebuttal to Scott Klusendorf’s, “The 2012 Elections: Five Questions for Pro-Life Advocates” This article first appeared in the Viewpoint column of the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 35, number 05 (2012). For further information or to subscribe to the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL go to: http://www.equip.org Should Christians vote across the board for one political party? If […]

Margaret Sanger: “No Gods, No Masters”

This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 33, number 04 (2010). For further information or to subscribe to the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/  SYNOPSIS Margaret Sanger, the founder of Planned Parenthood, is considered a “great hero” of that organization because of her ardent pursuit of women’s health and equality issues, […]

The 2012 Elections: Five Questions for Pro-Life Advocates

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Abortion and Health Care Reform

Thie article first appeared in the Christian Research Journal, volume 32, number 6 (2009). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org For the moment—and perhaps only for the moment—health care reform legislation in at least one chamber of Congress does not allow funding for elective abortion. Thanks to […]

Recovering from Fetus Fatigue

It appears that millions of evangelicals, especially younger ones, are experiencing fetus fatigue. Tired of the abortion issue taking center stage, they are moving on to newer, hipper things—the sort of issues that excite Bono, such as aid to Africa, the environment, and cool tattoos. Abortion has been legal since 1973, before they were born; […]

Peter Singer’s Bold Defense of Infanticide

This article first appeared in the Volume 23 / Number 3 issue of the Christian Research Journal. For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org Peter Singer- Introduction In 1993, ethicist Peter Singer shocked many Americans by suggesting that no newborn should be considered a person until 30 days […]

Annihilating Arguments For Abortion

“The most merciful thing a large family can do for one of its infants is to kill it.” (Margaret Sanger, Founder, Planned Parenthood) “We have yet to beat our drums for birth control in the way we beat them for polio vaccine, we are still unable to put babies in the class of dangerous epidemics, […]

The Vanishing Pro-Life Apologist: Putting The “Life” Back Into The Abortion Debate

This article first appeared in the Christian Research Journal, volume 22, number 1 (1999). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org SYNOPSIS The past few years have witnessed a stunning development in the pro-life movement. Many pro-life leaders now think we can make abortion rare by downplaying the […]

The Shifting Focus in the Abortion Debate: Does The Humanity of the Unborn Matter Anymore?

This article first appeared in the Volume 17 / Number 3 Winter 1995 issue of the Christian Research Journal. For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org Pro-lifers in the United States have always assumed that if they could demonstrate beyond a reasonable doubt that the fetus is a […]

The Human Soul: Are Humans Nothing More than Bodies?

This article first appeared in the Volume 13, Issue 3 – August 2000 issue of the Christian Research Report. For further information go to: http://www.equip.org. One of the reasons I love the game of golf is that it puts me in touch with people whose worldviews are radically different from mine. One such person is […]