Category Common Ground (the book)
Human or Statistic? Do we know what percentage of Down syndrome kids are killed by abortion?
How many children diagnosed with Down syndrome in the womb are subsequently killed by abortion? (This is usually called a “termination rate.”) J.L. Natoli and colleagues published in 2012 the best estimate available on this question. It’s a systematic literature review, rather than a study with original data. [J.L. Natoli, et. al. Prenatal diagnosis of Down […]
Seeking “Justice For All” by Ministering to Outsiders
I delivered the sermon to both Sunday services at Christ Community Church in Tucson, Arizona earlier this month. Approximately 1700 heard the message. In a section describing Biblical reasons for showing respect to both the unborn and to pro-choice advocates, I said essentially this: Think about it. I can defend the unborn with such anger […]
The Heart of Common Ground
Jordan Newhouse beautifully captures the heart of common ground in this poem.
Trent Horn, Open Mic, and Common Ground
Trent Horn, past JFA staff and now the Respect Life Coordinator for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix, creates dialogue on the open mic at CBR’s GAP Exhibit at NAU in the fall of 2011. Good work, Trent! [Note on the video: Although I appreciate the attempt by the video producer to “narrate the debate” […]
35% of "Pro-Lifers" Say Abortion Should Be Legal?
I’ve posted twice already on the new Gallup abortion poll numbers: Gallup Focuses on Common Ground 71% Say Abortion Should NOT Be Legal… Here’s another thought. Look at Gallup’s summary of the data (see the second table here): David Lee brought one of the numbers to my attention: 35% of self-proclaimed pro-lifers believe abortion should […]