The Alabama Abortion Ban and Methodology


History tells us that caution and patience are virtues. The Alabama law throws both to the wind, accomplishing little in practice except giving ammunition to those who seek to maintain abortion. It is a warning that we in the anti-abortion movement are ready to fight. However, I am less concerned with fighting than winning, and the Alabama ban is not how we are going to do that.

RESPONSE: A God Problem

On Monday, The New York Times published an opinion by Peter Atterton, a philosopher at San Diego State University, entitled “A God Problem.” The subtitle reads “Perfect. All-Powerful All-Knowing. The idea of the deity most Westerners accept is not actually coherent.” His argument is that God cannot be simultaneously perfect, all-powerful, and all-knowing. Atterton is not the first person to ask this question, nor has he done it particularly eloquently.

Analyzing the 2020 Field

As with any predictions this far out, it's like trying to shoot a mouse in the dark. At this time in 2015, Donald Trump was still going on Alex Jones. But analyzing the energy surrounding each candidate, early polling, their notoriety, their reputations, and what's happening on Twitter, we can begin to look forward with some small degree of clarity.