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Consistent Life Ethic

I Am Pro-life, So I Support Planned Parenthood

Eric Simpson | Posted 09.22.2016 | Religion
Eric Simpson

The highest among our responsibilities is to treat others with dignity and respect, especially those who have a subaltern position in the construct of civilization (aka "the world"). I don't believe anyone has to share my faith to be pro-life in the same way I am. But that is in large part what motivates me to be pro-life

Will the Democrats Ever Wake Up?

Charles Redfern | Posted 08.05.2014 | Religion
Charles Redfern

Do my party's leaders have the ears to hear? Do they even wonder why GOP refugees don't flock to us? Can they see through their own prejudices, which often slap a Pat Robertson mask on people like me?

The Far-Right Fringe Embarrasses the Pro-Life Movement -- Again

Charles Redfern | Posted 04.16.2012 | Politics
Charles Redfern

Who is really damaging the pro-life cause? Is it those who are listening to the movement's inner lucidity? Or is it those who have cloistered themselves in their own subculture and dole out embarrassing, pro-choice fodder for years to come?

The Abortion Debate: Open Hearts, Open Minds And Tragedy As A Fair-Minded Word

Christine A. Scheller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Christine A. Scheller

Abortion is a tragedy in and of itself, regardless of whether or not we, as individuals or as a society, feel that it is so.

What is the Meaning of "Life"? -- Seeking Common Ground on Abortion Reduction

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

Both Obama and McCain at Wednesday's debate should offer a comprehensive "life" agenda and commit to work with both sides of the political aisle to dramatically reduce abortions in the United States.