America Magazine on the Hyde Amendment

Here is an example of a reasoned, measured, thoughtful pro-life perspective from a Catholic publication.  Without doing any research, it sounds to me a lot like the United Methodist position on this most sensitive issue.  A friend recommended it to me.  Some of you may take issue with particular claims or parts of the argument. […]

I Think This Qualifies as Sophistry

Two publications, both associated with The United Methodist Church (one official, one unofficial) arrived on the same day and dealing with exactly the same matter.  Providential? “Faith in Action’s” (the official one from the General Board of Church and Society) “Quote of the Week” from the Rev. Amee Paparella opines: “We are a church that is […]

Bigotry and Power

So, from bigotry to power politics and back: I got worked up this morning watching Headline News.  Gloria Allred is alleging that the Tebows are not telling the whole story about Pam’s decision not to abort Tim.  Allred’s allegation is based, so far as I can tell, merely on the fact that abortion is illegal […]

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