Kelvey Vander Hart: The #StopTheDemand campaign launched by Fight the New Drug capitalizes on connecting the dots between porn use and a greater demand for trafficked human beings (in a more clear description, SLAVES).
On the 25th of May Ireland will hold a referendum on whether or not to repeal the 8th amendment, otherwise known as the ProLife amendment which is responsible for banning abortion in Ireland under virtually all circumstances.
Dr. Elizabeth Lee Vliet: Three events portend serious danger to medical privacy, but it may be hard for patients to connect the dots because they seem unrelated, involve different sectors of the economy, and occurred several years apart.
Jay Feely, a former kicker for the Chicago Bears and an NFL/college football analyst for CBS Sports, tweeted out a picture of his daughter and her prom date on Saturday that many dads can relate to, but Twitter had a meltdown.
David Wallace: Is Elon Musk – the recipient of over $5 billion government dollars – really the focused workhorse that he proclaims to be, or is he nothing more than a taxpayer-subsidized, scatterbrained mess hopelessly trying to put his science fiction dreams into reality?
Dr. Marilyn Singleton: April 16th begins a week of National Healthcare Decisions Days. Hopefully, this week will encourage honest discussions not only about a so-called “good death” but the value of an individual’s life.
Brian Myers gives tribute to Frank Brown, an Iowan who saw success as an amateur athlete spanning decades. Brown finished his earthly race after a battle with cancer.
Shane Vander Hart: A student at Pine View High School in St. George, Utah who appears to have been inspired by ISIS brought a homemade bomb to school with the intention of detonating it in the school’s cafeteria during lunch and the national media was relatively quiet.
Marilyn Singleton: We dread the day when “algo-medicine” devoid of human emotion, intuition, or instinct will say Sell! (to the mortician) when the patient hits 70? Buy! if the baby has no problems discerned on prenatal ultrasound?
Christian author and speaker Becky Tirabassi will keynote the 57th annual Iowa Prayer Breakfast that will be held at the Community Choice Credit Union Center (formerly Veterans Memorial Auditorium) in Des Moines, IA on March 29th, 2018 at 7:15-8:45 am.
Lois Beckett, a senior reporter for The Guardian, who covers guns, gun violence, and the far right in the United States, explains why conservatives mistrust the media that is evident in their reporting on the gun debate.
The Rev. Billy Graham, a world-renowned evangelist and pastor to presidents, passed away at his home in Montreat, NC. He was 99-years-old.
Dr. Alieta Eck: Why should the self-selected experts of the American Board of Medical Specialties have the sole authority to “certify” physician competence and deny patients access to their chosen doctor?
Marilyn Singleton: The political nocebo effect is a sister of the age-old propaganda tool of demonizing the opposition rather than promoting one’s own position. Today, the demon is a far less discrete group: all men, with a special place in political hell for white men.
Since January 22 marks the 45th year since the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade, along with its companion case Doe v. Bolton, that purported to legalize killing a pre-born baby’s life for any reason and at any stage of development, President Donald Trump proclaims today as National Sanctity of Human Life Day.
Susan B. Anthony List notes that Planned Parenthood’s annual reports show a 5-year-trend of a decline in non-abortion services, a massive loss of clientele, and rapid facility closures, even before a recently announced federal investigation.