A Hidden Cost of the Ukraine War: How Russia’s Invasion Encourages the Spread of Nuclear Weapons

Posted on March 29, 2022 By

by John Whitehead The terrible toll of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is plain to see: thousands killed and millions driven from their homes. The invasion also threatens to bring about a nuclear disaster. Fighting around Ukraine’s nuclear power plants might cause an accident like that at Chernobyl almost 36 years ago. The war might draw…

What Studies Show: Impact of Abortion Regulations

Posted on March 22, 2022 By

The upcoming Dobbs v. Jackson case in the U.S. Supreme Court, which may overturn or curtail Roe v. Wade, calls for educating about this question: What do we know about what restrictions do?   The edited excerpts below are from Peace Psychology Perspectives on Abortion, Chapter 15, The Psychological and Social Impact of Legal Regulations….

A Process of Tender Understanding and Loving Closure when Life Ends

Posted on March 15, 2022 By

by Lois Kerschen   Palliative Care Legislatures around the world are increasingly passing bills that allow for euthanasia and assisted suicide. This is a trend we must resist, and we can do so by educating ourselves and others about palliative care.       Allow me to recommend an excellent book on this subject: That…

The Traumatized Lash Out

Posted on March 8, 2022 By

by Rachel MacNair Addressing the question: From where do abortion-performing doctors get their social support?   An excerpt from Achieving Peace in the Abortion War. Chapter 11: Colleagues and Clients (sources adapted for a website)     Gratitude? If other doctors and the pro-choice movement are inadequate as sources of support, then surely at least…

A Catastrophe Decades in the Making: The Russian Invasion of Ukraine

Posted on March 1, 2022 By

by John Whitehead The Russian invasion of Ukraine is a monstrous injustice. Russia’s blatant aggression of 2022 recalls such similar infamous episodes as the Soviet Union’s invasion of Afghanistan in 1979, repression of a rebellion in Hungary in 1956, and annexation of the Baltic states in 1940. How many people have been killed since the…