What History Shows: The Consistent Life Ethic Works for the Pro-life Side in Referendums

Posted on September 20, 2022 By

This post is also a page on our Peace & Life Referendums site.  by Rachel MacNair           Before the Roe v. Wade decision of the U.S. Supreme Court, there were three referendums to legalize abortion in individual U.S. states:   1970- 56% voted yes     1972 – 61% voted no     1972…


Book Review – Rehumanize: A Vision to Secure Human Rights for All

Posted on September 13, 2022 By

by Lois Kerschen   If you want to understand the theory behind the Consistent Life Ethic (CLE) as well as how to practice it, Aimee Murphy’s book, Rehumanize: A Vision to Secure Human Rights for All, is a vital resource. Remarkably, she manages to explain CLE with clarity and simplicity.  Its multiple references to philosophers,…


Fallout at Home Base: Nuclear Testing within the United States

Posted on September 6, 2022 By

This month is the 30th anniversary of the last nuclear test, September 1992.    by John Whitehead The United States conducted the world’s first test of a nuclear weapon in New Mexico on July 16, 1945. The test was followed in August by the use of nuclear weapons against Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Although the wartime…