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The war on (unborn) women

We’re constantly told by liberal politicians and media claiming to be “progressive” that conservative thinkers and policymakers are waging a “war on women.” As the argument is spun, the right’s “war on women” oppresses women’s quality of life by opposing … Continue reading

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Grand jury report says Gosnell case is partially a result of pro-abortion politics

In a thoughtful and compelling article published by The Wall Street Journal, James Taranto argues that the gruesome case of Philadelphia abortionist Kermit Gosnell illustrates the need to end the legal “Roe regime” of “abortion on demand.” He cites the … Continue reading

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Writer uses illegal-abortion case to call for more abortions

What is the solution for preventing people from killing women and children? Evidently, for the left, it is to make it easier to kill children. In response to an opinion piece in USA Today blasting traditional media for ignoring the … Continue reading

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Support exercise of religious freedom: Shop Hobby Lobby Saturday

For a nation with a yearning for religious freedom at its roots, we are seeing an awful callousness toward exercise of that freedom lately. One of the more recent manifestations of this trend has the Green family, who operate Hobby … Continue reading

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Real 'moral sense' involves balancing conflicting principles

Josh Greenman, a New York Daily News opinion and editorial writer, recently tweeted, “If you believe conception instantly creates a human being, it makes moral sense to ban all abortions. Exceptions are craven compromise.” Greenman’s assertion got us thinking. Making … Continue reading

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Social issues divide the parties – especially in Utah

Former Alabama Governor George Wallace is famous for saying in 1968 that there’s not a dime’s worth of difference between Republicans and Democrats. Today we hear the same thing from libertarians such as Ron Paul. Certainly on fiscal issues over … Continue reading

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Protect marriage, protect life

The small and brave contingent of the University Faculty for Life was in Utah recently for their annual conference hosted this year at Brigham Young University. My presentation examined the linkages between the deconstruction of marriage as a social institution … Continue reading

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A Tale from the Abortion Crypt

From the “inhumanity of an abortion culture” file comes another form of killing a child: “after-birth abortion.” Yes, this is a real idea. In fact, it was the focus of a recently published essay pitching its merits titled “After-birth abortion: … Continue reading

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Capitol Daily Video: extend Utah’s abortion waiting period?

Representative Steve Eliason (R-Sandy) is sponsoring a bill that would require women to wait 72 hours before having an abortion, whereas now they must wait only 24 hours. Watch this video report to learn more about HB 461: httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tzCR1ju1bSk HB … Continue reading

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Capitol Daily Video: extend Utah's abortion waiting period?

Representative Steve Eliason (R-Sandy) is sponsoring a bill that would require women to wait 72 hours before having an abortion, whereas now they must wait only 24 hours. Watch this video report to learn more about HB 461: httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tzCR1ju1bSk HB … Continue reading

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Steve Jobs, abortion, and the geniuses we’ll never know

  If Steve Jobs’ mother became pregnant with him today instead of in 1955, would he even be born? Although that question is impossible to answer, current data show that abortion would not be a surprising choice for his mom … Continue reading

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Halt government funding to Planned Parenthood in Utah?

  As we wrote on August 30, Planned Parenthood Association of Utah receives an average of $152,050.07 each year in state and federal funds. Representative Carl Wimmer (R-Herriman) plans to propose legislation that would restrict Planned Parenthood’s access to government money. … Continue reading

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