Restoring our lost common sense about the killing of human beings

By Paul Stark During the 19th century, scientists and physicians came to understand that the life of a human being (an individual member of the species Homo sapiens) begins at conception. The old idea that “quickening” was relevant to the nature of unborn children had been shown to be biologically mistaken. “The true scientific position,” …

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December 10th is Human Rights Day

Editor’s note. The following appears on the blog of Right to Life of Michigan, NRLC’s state affiliate. The United Nations created Human Rights Day in 1950 after World War II. They wanted to prevent the killing of millions of innocent people from happening again. Therefore, they created a day to remind us that a right …

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Banning abortion is just science-based public policy

By Jonathon Van Maren We heard a good deal of blathering from [Canadian Premier]Justin Trudeau and his Liberals during last fall’s election campaign as well as during the many government photo ops that have followed (Trudeau averages one photo op a day) about the need for “science-based public policy.” I’m sure it would irritate them …

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Human beings are made to be lovably imperfect

By Anthony Ozimic Aristotle, the ancient Greek philosopher, taught many wise and noble principles that have served humanity well down the centuries. One exception, however, was his principle “let there be a law that no deformed child shall live”. Likewise, Roman law has served as a good basis for many of the world’s legal codes. …

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