The Lincolnian View of Abortion – Part 1

Once upon a time, I did an ethics paper on "The Lincolnian View of Abortion." I took all of the Lincoln-Douglas, and simply substituted the word "abortion" for the word "slavery." With minimal editing, the Lincoln-Douglas debates could be a debate on abortion today. Here's the third in a series of conversations I'm having with another Family Physician about the issue of abortion. (more…)
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Sen. Brownback supports partial-birth abortion advocate, Governor Sebelius — pro-Lifers stunned

Bioethics, Woman's Health
According to, “Kansas' U.S. Senator Sam Brownback, who has long identified with the pro-life movement, has shocked pro-life leaders by supporting the nomination of extreme pro-abortion Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius as the next Secretary of Health and Human Services.” Brownback issued a joint statement with fellow senator from Kansas, Pat Roberts, congratulating the Governor. More Information: (more…)
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The pro-life Super Bowl ad NBC refused to show you now seen by nearly 1.5 million (and counting)

Bioethics, Children's Health, Health Headlines, Marriage and Family Health, Parenting, Woman's Health
Super Bowl ads can be more fun than the game. And what's more fun than a Super Bowl ad? A banned Super Bowl ad, of course. And what's more exciting than that? A Super Bowl ad banned for celebrating life. You can see the banned ad here and read more about how the banning may actually lead to more people watching it. More Information: (more…)
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The False Claim That Barack Obama Opposes Abortion

Bioethics, Children's Health, Health Headlines
LifeNews reports that Catholic Professor Douglas Kmiec is making the false claim that Barack Obama is pro-life on abortion. Kmiec wrote on Obama's position on abortion in an editorial that appears in Monday's Chicago Tribune and he discusses the recent meeting Obama had with several religious leaders. In his editorial, Kmiec says much of the discussion revolved around the issue of abortion and he tried to make the argument that Obama has a compassionate position that is essentially pro-life. (more…)
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