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Abortion and Disabilities: The Advocacy Paradox

Respect for life is fundamental to combating the objectification of human beings. Across the world, governments are introducing new policies that support the abortion of disabled children. These policies allow for a genocide of society’s most marginalized citizens to be tolerated. Unfortunately, many disability rights groups are supporting abortion expanding policies. In doing so, they […]

Benedict Kinnison | June 5, 2019
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Alabama Abortion Law: Exceptions Are Discriminatory And Should Not Be Done

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past week, you’ve heard about the new abortion law signed by Governor Kay Ivey of Alabama. The law, which was crafted as a direct challenge to Roe v. Wade, bans nearly all abortions. The only exception is if the mother’s life is at risk. Social media […]

Gregory Lobo | May 22, 2019
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Incoherently Pro-Choice (Part 2)

In the first part of this article I explained some of the logical inconsistencies with the statement “I am politically pro-choice but religiously pro-life”. Now I want to shift attention to some of the theological problems with this statement from a Christian perspective.   Theology of the Soul.   Tune goes on to explain, “As […]

Jordan Mabe | May 3, 2019
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Incoherently Pro-Choice (Part 1)

An article recently popped up on my Facebook feed that caused me to reexamine my own biases. Someone who goes to the same school I attend posted an article titled “You Can Be Pro-Choice Politically And Be A Pro-Life Advocate In Your Community”. While in theory I was aware that people who are religious are […]

Jordan Mabe | May 1, 2019
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The Heartbeat Bill and Families in Need

The United States is taking a serious look at abortion, but this does not mean pro-life advocates can give a sigh of relief and step aside. According to the BBC, almost 30 states have begun to add some kind of abortion restriction to their legislature, with 15 of those states using the term “heartbeat bill” […]

Sarah Jackson | April 28, 2019
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CSW Wrap-Up

Today was the last day of the Conference on the Status of Women here at the UN. And looking back, I think a lot of great discussion was had. People are largely united in the values that we hold. Whether you find yourself more to the political left or political right, there are a few […]

Jordan Mabe | March 23, 2019
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New Eugenics

Iceland has almost entirely eliminated down syndrome from their population. Is this the work of rapidly advancing medicine finding new ways to treat people with down syndrome? Or perhaps it is genetic research that allows for ways to prevent the development of down syndrome in babies? Nope, it is because Iceland aborts almost 100% of […]

Jordan Mabe | March 22, 2019
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Interview with Tiffany Espensen

So far at the UN, I have had the privilege of meeting several important people. And one of these people was Tiffany Espensen. Tiffany is a humanitarian activist and actress who has been in several productions, including Netflix shows and Disney and Marvel films. Tiffany was kind enough to sit down with me for a […]

Jordan Mabe | March 21, 2019
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Not Alone

I met a lot of powerful people today. I met actors, ambassadors, diplomats and authors. Many of the people who come together to try and change the world for the better. And almost all of these amazing people came from incredibly difficult situations in which they chose to be better. They made the decision to […]

Jordan Mabe | March 20, 2019
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