What all of the professional bodies fail to address is that abortion is, the vast majority of the time, a procedure which is offered for no clear medical benefit to the woman. Abortion for social reasons cannot be argued for based on medical evidence.
The Image of God, Personhood and the Embryo – Calum McKellar
"The capacity for self-awareness and rational though cannot be the sole basis of the image of God in humankind and its associated inherent human dignity. From a biblical perspective it is the whole being of the person, in his or her entirety, who reflects the image of God, and not just certain functions such as rationality. Morever, this unity exists from the moment of creation of the being and gives and identity which can continue over time"
Reduce harm vs 1st do no harm?
So, after reading an article in Prescriber journal entitled "Introducing HPV vaccination for boys in the UK" I got to thinking about this. Human Papilloma Virus is a little bug, of which there are many variants, that seems to be nearly ubiquitous in the human population. This would not be a problem if it was … Continue reading Reduce harm vs 1st do no harm?
Conscious Objection Defended
I wanted to relate the contents of an article that I've just read in the most recent Triple Helix (the journal of the Christian Medical Foundation, Winter 2018, not yet available as a free PDF, but soon...), because it really opened my eyes to the positive aspects of Conscious Objection (CO). So often we are … Continue reading Conscious Objection Defended