Yesterday, we talked about meeting pro-choice people on their terms, not ours

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I used the example of Bernie Sanders since his Jewish tradition has a lot of room for a pro-choice position and it is idle to demand he accept Catholic moral premisses when he is not Catholic.

The same thing applies to secularists. That does not mean no argument can be made. It means–as always–that if you are going to make that argument, you must start where your audience is, not where you are.

Kristine - Kruszelnicki - Sample - A - Secular

Here is Kristine Kruszelnicki giving a sample of what that looks like in “A Secular Case Against Abortion“:

“Is there really such a thing as a pro-life atheist?” asked Marco Rosaire Rossi in the September/October edition of the The Humanist. “What’s next, Intelligent Design Agnostics? How about Secularists for Sharia Law?”

Reluctance - Pro-lifers - Approaches - Philosophies - Numbers

There is an obvious reluctance to accept that non-religious pro-lifers exist. But we do exist. While we differ somewhat in our approaches and philosophies, our numbers include atheist thinkers like Robert Price, author of “The Case Against the Case for Christ,” civil libertarian writer Nat Hentoff, philosophers Arif Ahmed and Don Marquis, and liberal anti-war activist Mary Meehan, to name a few.

The late atheist author Christopher Hitchens, when asked in a January 2008 debate with Jay Wesley Richards whether he was opposed to abortion and was a member of the pro-life movement, replied:

Lot - Quarrels - Materialists - Secularists - Point

“I’ve had a lot of quarrels with some of my fellow materialists and secularists on this point, [but] I think that if the concept ‘child’...
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