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Tag: Pro-Life
  • A Propertarian Pro-Life Argument

    On this issue I’m not a propertarian.  I simply view it as a right to life argument and that all killing is wrong, and that’s usually where I end.  However, I recently got into a debate with a pro-choice propertarian over the issue of abortion.  It was civil, although fierce, but I came to a …

  • A Pro-Liberty Case for the Pro-Life Cause

    Recently, a pro-life friend of mine witnessed a car displaying two bumper stickers.  The first read “Donate Life, Become a Tissue/Organ Donor,” and the second read “Pro-Choice.”  He commented that he was amused with what he saw as an apparent contradiction, leading a pro-choice friend to chime in, saying that there was no contradiction and …

  • Lessons for an Anti-Establishment Movement

    Daniel McCarthy at The American Conservative‘s blog has an interesting post on the pro-life movement 37 years after Roe v. Wade. Despite some obvious discrepancies between mainstream pro-lifers and libertarians, I have never believed that the two must be as antagonistic as many “economically conservative, socially liberal” Libertarian Party members would indicate. And the problems …

  • You’re in Alabama Now

    It was a pretty horrible Valentines weekend for nine pro-life activists in Birmingham, Alabama. Four men and five women from the “Survivors” team were arrested or “detained” for trespassing on public sidewalks because they were not public property to “non-Birmingham citizens.” When a protester informed the officer that the Constitution protected their freedoms, the arresting …