“Just the Facts” on Vaccine Development

“Just the Facts” on Vaccine Development

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted Johnson and Johnson (J & J) emergency use authorization for their COVID-19 vaccine on Feb. 27. Unlike the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines, which are messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccines, the J & J vaccine uses a traditional...
Taking Steps to De-escalate Abortion ‘Wars’

Taking Steps to De-escalate Abortion ‘Wars’

Abortion is extremely contentious. For more than 45 years now, there has been considerable “warfare” between pro-choice and pro-life people. Is there any way to de-escalate such negative polarization? James Davison Hunter is a “Distinguished Professor” at the...
Why Does ‘Pro-Life’ Work So Well Politically?

Why Does ‘Pro-Life’ Work So Well Politically?

In an earlier column, I wrote that emotions override thoughtful considerations for many professing Christians concerning the issue of abortion. And some responses proved my point. However, I want to look more closely at why this one issue, which became a successful...
But What About Abortion?

But What About Abortion?

It doesn’t take long. Just check the comment stream. Any social media post remotely related to faith, politics or both with a little traction will soon receive an assumed drop-the-mic comment about abortion – no matter the original subject matter. It is played as the...