David Gushee + Frances Kissling

Pro-Life, Pro-Choice, Pro-Dialogue

No issue is more intractable than abortion. Or is it? Most Americans fall somewhere between the absolute poles of “pro-life” and “pro-choice.” A Christian ethicist who advocates a “consistent ethic of life” and an abortion-rights activist reveal what they admire in the other side and discuss what’s really at stake in this debate.

Nina Turner: Viagra Prescription

Men’s health bill[edit]

As a political statement against legislation attempting to restrict women’s access to contraception and abortion,[7] in March 2012, Turner introduced a bill to regulate men’s reproductive health. Under her proposed S.B. 307, before getting a prescription for erectile dysfunction drugs, a man would have to

She said the proposed statute would be parallel to recent legislation written by male legislators restricting women’s reproductive health and that she was equally concerned about men’s reproductive health.

“Even the FDA recommends that doctors make sure that assessments are taken that target the nature of the symptoms, whether it’s physical or psychological,” Turner said. “I certainly want to stand up for men’s health and take this seriously and legislate it the same way mostly men say they want to legislate a woman’s womb.”[8] The proposed legislation was not meant to be passed, but as a way of bringing attention to similar bills targeted towards women.[7]

TYT: Don’t Call Evangelicals Christians

“Conservative evangelical Christians in the United States are President Donald Trump’s most staunch supporters, despite the fact that the president is a serial adulterer who has been accused by multiple women of sexual assault and who regularly deploys racist attacks on political opponents. A Washington Post profile of Trump-loving evangelicals shows that many of them felt they were under assault by former President Barack Obama — and one of them pointed to the Obama White House lighting up in rainbow colors in 2015 to celebrate the Supreme Court’s ruling legalizing LGBT marriage.”*

Numbers 5:23-27 (abortion)