Abortion: A Restorative Justice Response

Posted on July 26, 2022 By

by Jim Hewes This is a response to the question of what states will now do after the Dobbs decision when women procure illegal abortions. There was a joint letter from more than 70 leading pro-life organizations stating that “criminalizing women who have abortions is not pro-life.” Many pro-life leaders and politicians have publicly stated…

Post-Roe Stats: the Natural Experiment

Posted on July 19, 2022 By

by Rachel MacNair In a post-Roe world, predictions (hypotheses) can be made to test claims of differing perspectives. What’s coming is a huge “natural experiment.” A natural experiment, unlike a lab experiment, wasn’t arranged in advance. An 1854 London cholera outbreak had differing patterns of water sources – cholera could be caused by contaminated water….

Unholy Trinity: The Terrible Consequences of the First Nuclear Test

Posted on July 12, 2022 By

We publish this in observance of the upcoming anniversary of the test.     by John Whitehead The nuclear age began when the United States conducted the first atomic bomb test in New Mexico on July 16, 1945. That day, years of work by civilian and military personnel involved in the Manhattan Project culminated in a…

Reaching Out Needs Compassion

Posted on July 5, 2022 By

by Sarah Terzo   We consistent life ethic supporters can become frustrated with those who commit acts of violence. But we must reach out to them with compassion. Harsh words only further entrench them. Here are two examples. The Trauma of a Soldier   One example is that of a veteran named Don, who was…