This letter was written in the Fall of 2004 regarding the upcoming November election.
I'll define Capital Punishment as “that social institution whereby a government punishes a certain crime by putting the offender to death.” The assumed circumstances are that a crime really has been committed, a certain person is known to be guilty, and the verdict and execution is carried out fairly, by a recognized and responsible government.
The issue is not “Is capital punishment always right?” No one maintains that capital punishment is right for every crime, or when carried out by just anyone. When it is mistakenly carried out against the innocent it is horribly wrong. The real issue should ...
- Sat, May 15, 2004
- Culture and Worldview
The question is not asked too often as candidates crisscross America, but it most often is asked in Oregon, the leader in physician assisted suicide.
Both Clinton and Obama were asked their position on the issue while campaigning in Oregon over the past couple of weeks.
It’s not surprising that they would, because while Oregon voters approved the law, other states have not. Yet.
Both candidates are pro-abortion, but what about assisted suicide?
Their answers are not surprising but are rather revealing.
The Eugene Register Guard published an interview with Clinton covering a wide range of topics ...
Sept. 27, 2004 /Christian Wire Service/ — The Coalition on Abortion/Breast Cancer applauds Eve Sanchez Silver’s courageous decision to resign her position as a charter member of The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation’s National Hispanic/Latina Advisory Council (SGK) during the group’s Dallas meeting last week.
- Wed, Jan 12, 2011
I am liberal on some issues and conservative on others, and I don’t care a bit which label falls on me. I am seeking to follow Christ, and it doesn’t matter if I sometimes sound Democratic and other times Republican. As for abortion, I oppose it for one simple reason: that it is the killing of innocent children.
- Wed, Jan 12, 2011
Do you think the willingness of both political parties’ leaders to acknowledge the moral implications and aspects of abortion are an offering of good will and common ground?
To say that the acknowledgement of the moral implications and aspects of abortion are “an offering of good will and common ground” sounds nice, but William Wilberforce and his fellow abolitionists were constantly told this by those who wanted to massage slavery and tweak it here and there and maybe improve the conditions a little on the slave ships.