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The Dawn of the Full-time Pro-Life Atheist

The Dawn of the Full-time Pro-Life Atheist

Posted by on Nov 14, 2013 in Being a Pro-Life Atheist, Featured posts | 11 comments

  Twelve years ago, at an annual pro-life student symposium in Toronto, I had the privilege of sitting under the tutelage of pro-life apologist Scott Klusendorf. After leaving us rapt with awe over the simplicity of making a solid yet secular pro-life defense, Scott further impressed us with the importance of considering full-time pro-life work as a...

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May the Fetus we Save be Gay

May the Fetus we Save be Gay

Posted by on Aug 27, 2013 in Featured posts, GLBT | 1 comment

“May the fetus you save be gay” The pro-choice slogan is oft used as a slight against pro-lifers, many of whom oppose both abortion and gay marriage on religious grounds. After all, the reasoning goes, it would serve you right if a fetus you save from abortion grows up to be gay. Would you wish he’d been aborted then? Would you still...

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Dr Henry Morgentaler vs Pro-Life Humanism

Dr Henry Morgentaler vs Pro-Life Humanism

Posted by on May 30, 2013 in Abortion in Canada, Featured posts, Humanism & Morality | 5 comments

He broke the law and became a national hero.  That’s the story of Dr. Henry Morgentaler, the abortion provider credited for Canada’s current lack of abortion laws.  Dr. Morgentaler passed away of a heart attack May 29th 2013, at the age of 90. Morgentaler has been aptly called in his biography by Catherine Dunphy, a “difficult...

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The Toenail that Became a Human Being

Posted by on May 22, 2013 in Featured posts, Science, Stats, & Facts | 7 comments

Once upon a time there was a toenail that grew on a woman and magically developed eyes, ears, arms and legs until nine months later it fell off and became a little girl.  And that’s comparable to the way babies are made.  Apparently. Ok, so that wasn’t quite what my friendly twitter comrade said to me this morning, but it may as well have...

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A Secular Case Against Abortion

A Secular Case Against Abortion

Posted by on May 13, 2013 in Featured posts, Reasoned Arguments | 153 comments

The following piece was originally submitted to The Humanist after their September/October edition of the Humanist featured an article by Marco Rosaire Rossi questioning the existence of pro-life atheists.   The piece, though as extensive as possible in answering standard pro-choice arguments, was ultimately rejected because it didn’t answer a number...

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