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On the analogy between the debates about slavery and abortion in America

Over at Public Discourse, Nathaniel Peters offers a review of Justin Buckley Dyer’s analysis on Slavery, Abortion, and the Politics of Constitutional Meaning. It’s a deep dive into the way that the analogy between slavery and abortion plays out in

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Life Week: November 4-8

We’re making next week Life Week at the University of Toronto! Look for us on campus! First, we’ll have a visible public presence on campus early in the week, with activism projects and information tables. If you’d like to help

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[Debate] Abortion: Human Right or Human Rights Violation?

We’ve uploaded video from Monday’s debate between Stephanie Gray and Donald Ainslie. Unlike Stephanie’s opponent at Dalhousie, Ainslie did not argue in favour of infanticide, and in fact argued against the notion that abortion should be a morally trivial matter.

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Tale of the Tape: Stephanie Gray

Yesterday we profiled Dr. Donald Ainslie in our lead-up to our debate next Monday night! Now I will highlight Dr. Ainslie’s opponent for the evening – Stephanie Gray: EDUCATION 2008–2009 Certification, with Distinction, in Health Care Ethics, U.S. National Catholic

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Tale of the Tape: Dr. Donald Ainslie

UTSFL would first like to thank Dr. Ainslie for being a part of the most spectacular spectacle (does that make sense?) that U of T has ever seen: Debate 2011! Abortion: Human Right or Human Rights Violation? Please mark off

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Did I mention there is a debate happening?

You know, it is kind of sad that pro-choicers are the first ones to advertise the debate happening March 14, 2011 on “Abortion: Human Right or Human Rights Violation?”. We here at UTSFL have been waiting quite some time for

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Live Action: Perspectives

The fantastic pro-life group, Live Action, has created a series of video interviews with people in downtown San Jose, without any previous knowledge of their views on abortion. There are a wide variety of persepectives. Some more serious exchanges… …

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Extremism and fatigue with the abortion debate

Sometimes, I get tired of extremism all around. Well, it’s not extremism so much as a lack of an attempt at empathy that gets me. I set aside these links in January. Both appeared in my feed reader around the

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The Heart of the Abortion Debate Within Our Culture: Part I

A friend of mine wrote the following poem, which mentions some concerns – some of the more “stickier” issues, no doubt – regarding the abortion debate. It is written from the perspective of the child in the womb. It must

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Abortion Debate at the University of Victoria

Hey, not all Canadian universities are terrified of free speech on abortion! The pro-life club at the University of Victoria hosted the debate between Stephanie Gray of the Canadian Centre for Bioethical Reform and Dr. Eike-Henner Kluge, philosophy professor and

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