Tag: contraception

Abortion as Contraception

The Washington Post reports that more women are eschewing birth control. Several possible causes for this trend are offered. I have another. Perhaps more women are avoiding prophylactics because of nasty side effects or other unpleasantness and because there is increasing acceptance of abortion as "last chance" birth control. Of course, I’m just speculating since …

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Europe

I found it amusing that in this review of Jeremy Rifkin’s hagiography of the EU, the only suggestion to help combat his beloved EU’s population implosion was to have more non-EU immigrants come in (does he really want an Islamic Europe while he’s at it? Will Italians dig the “halal prosciutto” from their local butcher?). …

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Alternatives to the GOP?

Some commentators on Funky’s blog have complained that pro-life Christians have found themselves voting Republican whether they wanted to or not. Mr. Bush’s actions in Iraq had me wondering if we could somehow find a pro-life Nader, but unlike Nader, who would have the Democrats become more liberal (at least with economic issues), perhaps our …

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Rhythm Nation

Dawn Eden, of the Dawn Patrol describes herself as "a nondenominational, small-'e' evangelical Protestant" who takes essentially "a sola scriptura approach to moral issues". She believes "that the Bible is the inerrant word of God". Why do I mention these things. I want to grab the attention of evangelical and fundamentalist readers. Dawn has written …

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Delayed Reaction

This morning someone commented on an entry I posted July 31. “Dude, you were raised lutheran, you were an agnostic and now you think you’re like, what, the pope’s right hand man? Take it from this cradle catholic and quit judging people. Don’t think you can just crash the party and start playing the records …

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