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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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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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OPINION: On the Issues of Methodists

The United Methodist Church has voted to keep it’s ban on lesbian and gay clergy. A decision that was narrowly passed with 53% in favor and 47% against. Despite the majority of the American church pushing to openly allow for any LGBTQ+ members, many of the church members worldwide have chosen to maintain the Methodist […]

Jordan Mabe | February 28, 2019
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Bill S.240

New York has just passed legislature updating their current laws on Abortion. Some argue that this is a monumental step in protecting reproductive health rights and others claim that it is a moral atrocity. There are many articles stating that this legislature allows for abortion up to birth and strips all rights away from infants. […]

Jordan Mabe | January 24, 2019
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The Rise of Pro-Life

We are now living in a time where 56% of Americans believe abortion to be morally wrong. This is up substantially from 1995, where only 33% of Americans polled would identify as pro-life. So what has caused such a rise in the pro-life movement? Many different people have many different theories on why Americans have […]

Jordan Mabe | December 28, 2018
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Moral Leadership and the Age of Trump

The way a person leads affects the morality and actions of his or her followers, both intentionally and unintentionally. On a flight to Albuquerque Sunday, October 21, a man named Bruce Alexander was arrested because he allegedly touched a woman’s breasts on the flight. According to ABC News, Alexander defended himself with the phrase, “the […]

Sarah Jackson | October 25, 2018
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Human Rights

Can Homelessness End In a Decade?

The problem of homelessness has always existed, but in recent years it has only seemed to grow. Indeed, according to a BBC article, homelessness has steadily risen for the past seven years. However, England has decided to care for the less fortunate and do something about homelessness. The article, published August 12, said England’s government […]

Sarah Jackson | August 15, 2018
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Christianity

The Hope of Redemption

To whom then will you compare me, that I should be like him? says the Holy One. Lift up your eyes on high and see: who created these? He who brings out their host by number, calling them all by name; by the greatness of his might and because he is strong in power, not […]

Abigail Long | August 9, 2018
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International AIDS Conference: Two Sides to the Story, but Where is the Truth?

The International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018) is like an unkempt braid. There are three distinct stories intertwined in an effort to resemble a whole, yet the individual strands are still evident. The first story is the one made up of “marginalized groups” advocates, which include “sex workers,” transgender individuals, “men who have sex with men” […]

Abigail Long | August 9, 2018
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