Randy Alcorn's Blog: abortion

SLED: A Simple Way to Talk with Those Who Are Prochoice About the Personhood of the Unborn

By Randy Alcorn | May 23, 2016
Every argument for abortion which appeals to a woman’s inconvenience, stress, and financial hardship can be made just as persuasively about her two-month-old, her two-year-old, her teenager, her husband, or her parents. In many cases older children are more expensive and place greater demands on their mother than an unborn child. People immediately recognize those arguments as invalid when it comes to killing older children. So why not the unborn?

John Stott and the Right to Life

By Randy Alcorn | January 11, 2016
Like many others, I deeply loved John Stott, his books and his contribution to the church of Christ. I really appreciated what he had to say about unborn children.

Carly Fiorina’s Comments and the Footage of an Aborted Child: Was It Real?

By Randy Alcorn | October 14, 2015
Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina ignited a firestorm when at CNN’s Republican primary debate last month she challenged President Obama and Hillary Clinton to watch the Center for Medical Progress (CMP) video exposés on Planned Parenthood and referred to a specific part of one of the videos.

Abortion Isn’t About Women’s Health

By Randy Alcorn | September 28, 2015
It’s common to talk to women physically or psychologically damaged by abortions, who say, “I had no idea this could happen; no one told me about the risks.” Unfortunately, the large body of evidence indicating significant abortion risks has been suppressed and ignored. 

How Do I Talk to My Kids about Abortion?

By Randy Alcorn | September 2, 2015
Someone recently wrote our ministry to ask: "I have four children, ages eight to almost two. At what age is it appropriate to talk to my young children about what's going on at Planned Parenthood and other abortion clinics?"