Reproductive Rights are Not the Issue

A recent report on National Public Radio spoke about the “fight for reproductive rights.” Reproductive rights are not the issue in the argument over abortion. By the time a new life has begun within a woman’s womb, reproduction has already taken place. The issue is whether the new individual—the pre-born—has rights, whether the child, growing …

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Hearts of Stone Out of Touch on the Question of Human Life

I cannot begin to fathom how the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Bill once again failed to pass in the Senate! No one can look at a sonogram image and deny the presence of a life, a human life, a unique and separate being. Only an individual with a seared conscience and a heart of stone …

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When will enough be enough?

The argument has been made that, if Planned Parenthood was defunded, poor young women wouldn’t have anywhere to go for low-cost care. I am not unsympathetic. I’ve spent a good bit of my life leading a number of ministries and non-profits charged with helping society’s at-risk, homeless, and marginalized individuals and families. As a friend, as …

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