“Cutting edge science” aids the pro-life cause, pro-abortionist laments

By Dave Andrusko In the Internet age, I think we all know how easy it is to dash something off, take a quick look (maybe even two), and push “send.” I try my darndest not to fall into that trap, and no doubt you do as well. Having said that, many I time I honestly …

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Pro-choice activist talks about “dangers” of relying on science

By Sarah Terzo A pro-abortion activist talked about how pro-choice people should not rely on science in order to defend abortion. This may be a tacit admission that all the legitimate science is on the side of the pro-lifers: “Sally Sheldon points to the dangers that pro-choice campaigners can face if they rely on framing …

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Pro-abortion writer laments the power of “cutting edge science” to aid the pro-life cause

By Dave Andrusko I often wonder if pro-abortionists actually listen to what they say or read what they write? Jessica Glenza writes for the London-based pro-abortion Guardian newspaper and has a post today under the curious title, “How anti-abortion activists use cutting edge science to justify ever stricter laws.” I know nothing about Dr. Edward …

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How advances in science are lifting the curtain on Roe

By John Stonestreet with G. Shane Morris One side of the political aisle likes to paint itself as pro-science. But when it comes to this most controversial social issue, science won’t toe their party line. Writing at The Atlantic, Emma Green chronicles how breakthroughs in medical technology and advances in our understanding of pregnancy have …

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Pro-Life, Pro-Science: How advances lift the curtain on Roe

By John Stonestreet with G. Shane Morris One side of the political aisle likes to paint itself as pro-science. But when it comes to this most controversial social issue, science won’t toe their party line. Writing at The Atlantic, Emma Green chronicles how breakthroughs in medical technology and advances in our understanding of pregnancy have …

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Science is fundamentally shifting the moral intuition around abortion

By Dave Andrusko Emma Green’s one-sentence bio is deceptively modest: “Emma Green is a staff writer at ​The Atlantic, where she covers politics, policy, and religion.” She is, in fact, a terrific writer whose work on a myriad of topics is praised by contrasting sets of people who ordinarily don’t agree on the time of …

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Pro-Abortion Arguments Often Rest on Denying Science

By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Editor’s note. This appears in the current digital edition of National Right to Life News. Please be sure to read the entire 37-page issue and pass stories along using your social media contacts. We count on you to spread the word. It is the height of irony …

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Science or Ethics?

By David Prentice, Ph.D. Does science trump ethics? Do the ends justify the means? Should some trafficking in human body parts be countenanced in society, because of potential or speculative cures? These are the questions raised in regards to the issue of fetal tissue research, in particular using fetal tissue obtained from induced abortion. It’s …

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Science, religion, and the question of when life begins

By Paul Stark Editor’s note. This fine piece by Mr. Stark gets to the nub of the issue. He clarifies a common obfuscation that pro-abortionists use. Mr. Stark is Communications Associate for Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life, NRLC’s state affiliate. Prof. David Schultz writes: “When it comes to the issue of abortion, this is not …

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