Abortion

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The issue of abortion generates great passion on both sides of the debate.  The question of abortion often comes down to one of whose interests should win out: the mother’s “right to abortion” or her preborn child’s right to life.

The Bible speaks clearly about the value of human life in all stages – including from the beginning.  Today’s ultrasound technology offers us a glimpse into the womb during pregnancy, allowing mothers to connect with their children prior to birth.

The following section offers resources on a number of topics including various types of abortion methods, the status of the law and statistics.

If you’d like to see a full listing of our articles on abortion, check out our quick guide.

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Recent News

Pro-Lifers Stop Pro-Abortion Bill in Colorado

Thanks to the efforts of pro-life citizens, a dangerous pro-abortion bill was killed in the Colorado Legislature. SB 175 would have enshrined abortion into state law making it impossible to pass commonsense pro-life measures. Passage would have also threatened existing state law that protects women and preborn babies.

“It would have left it open for absolutely no regulation” said Carrie Gordon Earll, senior director of issue analysis at Focus on the Family. “We’re talking late-term abortions, informed consent and regulation of the abortion industry. This would have shut down any policy debate and prevented the passage of any pro-life legislation in the state.”

Leaders of the Democrat-controlled Legislature claimed they had enough votes to pass the bill, but a flood of emails and calls from constituents and a prayer rally by approximately 1,000 people on the Capitol steps proved to be effective. Leadership dropped the bill without a vote.

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What do you think of Assisted Reproductive Technologies?

As in vitro fertilization continues to grow in popularity among those who struggle with infertility, questions continue to be asked about the moral and medical aspects of assisted reproductive technology.  For Christians who believe in the sanctity of all human life, the sanctity of marriage, and the value of children, some of these moral questions are [...]

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