Tue, 23 October 2012
#158: Pro-Choice Blogger Berated by Her Own Side for Asking Embarrassing Questions about Sex-Selection Abortion
Josh, Liz and Gabi respond to the story of a pro-choice blogger who wrote some things about sex-selection abortion that was deemed embarrassing by her pro-choice colleagues and publicly berated for it.
Is there an inherent inconsistency in Laurie Penny's article? Can you be both pro-choice and opposed to legal sex-selection abortions? Should the other pro-choice bloggers have responded a different way? What does it mean to have an attitude of seeking truth? How can pro-lifers use this story to start conversations with pro-choice people? These questions and more are discussed on this episode of Life Report.
Thu, 18 October 2012
Josh, Liz and Gabi respond to a listener mail question: how much do pro-life advocates need to know about fetal development to be adequately prepared to have good conversations with lots of pro-choice people?
Ultimately, the team offers two separate lists: the minimal things you NEED to know and the things that will make you an even better advocate.
The team close the show by summarizing the best arguments for the humanity of the unborn and the idea that human beings are valuable in the first place.
Mon, 8 October 2012
Josh and Gabi discuss the difference between moral relativism and libertarianism, in response to a pro-choice blogger who thinks we confused the two in a recent episode about a leaked Planned Parenthood document. After defining the terms, they carefully re-analyze the document to determine the validity of the bloggers accusation.
Thu, 4 October 2012
David French is a Senior Counsel at the American Center for Law and Justice. A graduate of Harvard Law School, he is a former Senior Counsel for the Alliance Defense Fund. David has written multiple books and his articles have been published by the Washington Post and Washington Times, among others. He has also founded Evangelicals for Mitt.
I wanted to bring David on to respond to the most common concerns that pro-life people have about voting for Romney. And that he did...
Here are the questions I asked David in this interview: