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A birth defect shouldn’t be a death sentence

By Steve Hall
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Abortion | I was born in 1965 with spina bifida, a birth defect that affects the development of the spine and lower extremities. It can vary in its severity—and my…

Roe v. Wade at 40

By Cal Thomas
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Roe v. Wade | At last week's signing of "executive actions" designed to combat gun violence in America, President Obama, flanked by schoolchildren, said, "… when it comes…

Joni Eareckson Tada on words that hurt, actions that help

By Marvin Olasky
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Q&A | I’ve interviewed hundreds of people over the years, but none has moved me more than Joni Eareckson Tada. We have excerpted that recent interview, which took…

Choosing to sing

By Marvin Olasky
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Q&A | Casting yourself on the mercy of God; Part 2 of an interview with Joni Eareckson Tada

Case dismissed

By Emily Belz
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Supreme Court | The high court allows President Obama’s expansion of embryonic stem cell research to stand

Loving life

By Marvin Olasky
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Q&A | After desperate thoughts of suicide, Joni Eareckson Tada became a determined pro-life voice

A trade to help unborn children

By Marvin Olasky
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Abortion | Thomas Friedman, the Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist, erupted in that newspaper’s Sunday Review section this week. He wrote, “In my world,

Signs and Wonders 10.01

By Warren Cole Smith
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Newsworthy | The gap widens. The online prediction market Intrade now has Barack Obama’s chances of winning reelection at a whopping 76.9 percent. That’s up from the…

My brother's valuable life

My brother's valuable life

By Cal Thomas
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Life | How does one measure whether a life was a success, or a failure? Some would measure it by recognition, that is, how many knew the person's name. For others,

No prison time for infanticide

By Marcia Segelstein
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Life | When she was 19 years old, Katrina Effert secretly gave birth to a baby boy at her parents' home near Edmonton, Alberta. She then strangled the infant with…

An ailing doctor's decision to die

By Marcia Segelstein
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Life | Euthanasia and the "right to die" continue to be hot topics of debate here and around the world, in religious and secular circles. I recently wrote about a…

Helping Mom starve to death

Helping Mom starve to death

By Marcia Segelstein
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Life | Jane Gross, a retired reporter for The New York Times , has written a book about helping her mother die. And while euthanasia and assisted suicide are deeply…

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