Tag Archives: prochoice

Why I’m Still Talking About Abortion

I remember when I first learned of American slavery. I was just a child, but I prayed that if ever an injustice such as that were again legalized in my lifetime and in my country that I would be among those who had the wisdom to see its criminality, and the courage to speak against […]

Method and Madness

The Hitlers and Stalins find murder necessary, but they don’t advertise their callousness, and they don’t speak of it as murder; it is “liquidation,” “elimination”, or some other soothing phrase. -George Orwell Recently our President addressed the nation in regard to the tragic Oregon shooting that took 10 lives. He called on us to see […]

Shooting [Aborting] an [a] Elephant [Fetus]

George Orwell wrote the poignant essay Shooting an Elephant in 1936 and effectively criticized Imperialism and its inevitable destruction of both the oppressed and the oppressor. The tyranny of one party is a destructive force to those whom he rules over by forcefully taking their freedom, and it is a destructive force to the tyrant himself by passively […]

Speak, There are Those Being Led to Slaughter

Atrocious deeds should never be called by gentle names. -Hannah More Hannah More was an abolitionist, one of few voices who revealed the horrific reality of the slave trade. Her writing, along with the work of her friend William Wilberforce, helped changed social resolve finally ending the practice of slavery in England. Euphemisms are one […]