Abortion is the killing of an unborn child in his or her mother’s womb. From both a biblical and scientific perspective, life begins at the moment of fertilization. Since abortion destroys a human being who is fearfully and wonderfully made in God’s image, it is murder.
Conversations around abortion and the sanctity of life are often emotionally charged, and it’s easy to get caught in the swirl of “what about” questions and scenarios that are designed to arouse sympathy in the minds of readers. These are real and weighty issues, but what is really being asked, and does it impact the morality of abortion?
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When does life begin? It’s a short question, but one with profound implications and real life-and-death consequences.
Does the Bible provide guidance in this area? Have scientists settled the matter through their research? Abortion is not simply an issue of empirical science because scientists cannot answer the question of precisely when human life begins. Abortion is a battle between worldviews.
Exodus 21:22–25 actually backfires on those who wish to use it to justify abortion because it teaches that the unborn child is just as valuable in God's eyes as the person who has already been born.
The morning-after pill is an emergency contraceptive that is claimed to be able to prevent conception even after sexual union has occurred (thus the name “morning-after”). But do birth control pills, and especially morning-after pills, act only to prevent conception, or can they also cause an early abortion?
Our right to life, ordained by the God of the universe, is at the core of a just society. It demands the unflagging leadership of the church, as we strive to uphold life as the Life-giver meant us to. The abortion debate is far more than a mere political issue.
Not many organizations achieve the impact that Planned Parenthood has had on Western culture. At its root is an evolutionary philosophy taken to its logical conclusion that man is merely an animal in the process of evolving to his ultimate potential.
A bill passed the South Carolina House banning elective abortions, but was “amended to allow abortions up to 12 weeks if a woman tells a doctor she was raped.”
A new report recently came out from the Guttmacher Institute that serves as a horrifying reminder of how life-saving this SCOTUS ruling on June 24, 2022, is.
Did you know there’s apparently an “Abortion Provider Appreciation Day”? Reportedly Alexandria, VA, declared March 10 “Abortion Provider Appreciation Day”
A recent poll reports 52% of younger Americans think abortion should be restricted when a heartbeat is detected in an unborn child—a promising update on abortion views.
In early 2019, many Americans watched in horror as legislators proposed what were labeled extreme abortion bills.
Abortion remains one of the most heated and controversial issues in the United States and around the world.
It matters what we do with our bodies because they belong to the One who created them.
Once one of the youngest Planned Parenthood clinic directors, Abby Johnson is now a pro-life advocate.
The battles to increase legal protection for the life of the unborn are encouraging and deserve our prayers and help.
For many churches and pastors, abortion is a difficult issue, but our churches are full of wounded people who can and must be helped.
You’ve had an abortion. You’ve worked in an abortion clinic. You were the abortion doctor. Whatever the case, you might wonder if God can forgive you.
Life begins at fertilization, and all human life is precious and made in the image of God.
Because of the public statements about Planned Parenthood, someone who opposes the ministry of Answers in Genesis sent a donation to them in “honor” of Ken.
Should God’s Word or man’s feckless opinion rule in our lives and laws? Clearly, evil will rule if God’s people remain silent.
Does Exodus 21 teach that the life of an unborn child is unimportant? Tim Chaffey, AiG–US, examines the issue.
At the root of Planned Parenthood is an evolutionary philosophy that man is merely an animal in the process of evolving to his ultimate potential.
Author Steve Golden evaluates a public prayer of an abortionist in which she asked that God would expand abortion.
Is there any real difference between Gosnell’s victims and the invisible millions.
But what if she’s not dead?—Should abortion providers be required to save the lives of infants they fail to kill?
Dr. Elizabeth Mitchell and Ken Ham comment on a bill that would require abortion providers to ensure emergency medical care and transportation to a hospital for failed abortions.
Arkansas boldly steps out to snatch a victory for life from the jaws of Roe v. Wade.
Pro-abortion writer claims that our “diabolically clever” support for life is a “sneaky, dirty trick.”
January 22 will mark the 40th anniversary of the infamous Supreme Court decision to legalize abortion in Roe v. Wade.
Anniversaries, whether of good or bad occasions, give us a reason to reflect on the results or consequences of those events.
With legislation set to go into effect requiring private employers to provide abortifacients as an insurance benefit, Liberty University English professor Karen Swallow Prior has called attention to the increasingly sloppy usage of relevant terms in the controversy.