The culture of death has overtaken Europe. And I’m not even talking about abortion. Of course, there are abortions, but there is another menace plaguing these lands besides the will to, despite other alternatives, proceed with terminating a pregnancy. I am talking about the looming cloud of despair, of existential nihilism. This is death, and […]
Peace Psychology Perspectives on Abortion edited by Rachel MacNair examines psychological effects of abortion on a continuum of perspectives, from abortion-as-option to abortion-as-violence. Though the academic tone can be difficult to read at times, the information in the text as well as the way it is presented make this book an essential read for people […]
Legislation By Sophie Schott The voice of the people Powerful words from the powerless Demanding representation After years of neglect Irony comes in the select- The represented some- The borders of society subtracted Others, considered less than none Refuse to be a silent majority But wield the deadly weapon of voice Printed […]
If you were to ask someone to list their favorite topics of conversation, abortion probably would not make it very high. And there’s a good reason for that – I can’t think of a more polarizing and emotional issue facing our country right now. That’s not to say that it shouldn’t be discussed at all […]
40 years ago, the Supreme Court of the United States decided that if a human fetus wasn’t “viable” it wasn’t a person. Since then, more than 54 million babies have been lost to abortion. On the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, January 22, 2013, many, including students from Texas Students for Life, assembled in front of Whole Women’s Health […]
It doesn’t often happen, but Roe v. Wade actually protects life sometimes. That’s because it also protects the right to privacy for mothers who choose life. Like the teen from Corpus Christi whose parents tried to force her to choose death.
Today is International Holocaust Remembrance Day. January 27th is the day that Soviet troops arrived in Auschwitz and liberated the Jews being held there. Every year, the United Nations takes a moment to remember those who died at one of the lowest points in human history and work so nothing like this happens again. Ever. For those of […]