Category Archive: LIFE AND JUSTICE

Dumpster children and mandatory marriage

Another child tossed in the garbage. That’s the big local news where I live. But this one was not an unwanted newborn, as most dumpster children are. This little boy had managed to… Continue reading

Slippery Socialism

There seems to be a growing sense that this year’s presidential election is a pivotal one, as in the difference between regaining our strength as a country or sliding perilously closer to the… Continue reading

A view to the vertical

I thought I’d start out this post about political parties with a joke. Actually, two…’cause I want to be fair. What do you get when you cross a pilgrim with a Democrat? A… Continue reading

Dear pro-life advocate…

The other day I posted a plea to abortion rights supporters to consider how the claim that abortion restrictions infringe on a woman’s right to control her body is one that intentionally misrepresents… Continue reading

Dear abortion rights supporter…

Can we talk? May we engage in a cool-headed dialogue in mutual respect about this crucial issue? I am strongly pro-life but I don’t condemn you nor think of you as evil. Some… Continue reading

T minus nine months

My granddaughter was born yesterday….plucked out of the womb at 8:36 am. Perfect in form and health…praise God. At 8:36 am on August 18, 2012 her life is considered as having begun. She… Continue reading

Death penalty for babies

Every presidential election is all about the social issues for me. And where a candidate stands on the issue of pre-born human life is probably the most important defining factor on which way… Continue reading

We are human first

The United States House of Representatives is expected to vote today on a bill that would outlaw sex-selective abortions. Reportedly, none of them have come out in favor of aborting a child for… Continue reading

Ask the Giver of life for this?

A California Planned Parenthood affiliate recently launched a “40 Days of Prayer” campaign which has raised some eyebrows among those who identify as pro-life, including mine. My brows went up and then they… Continue reading

Love, but punish justly

Does capital punishment fit within a Christian moral ethic? Is death a penalty a Christ follower can sanction? Or, as someone once put it, would Jesus throw the switch? Many Christians wrestle with… Continue reading