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“Immediatist vs Incrementalist” debate analysis, Part III: Social justice history vs TR Hunter

7067987283_3bb744093cAs I start, I’d like to reiterate why I’m pursuing this multi-part analysis of the “Immediatist vs Incrementalist” debate between Abolish Human Abortion’s T. Russell Hunter and Center for Bio-Ethical Reform’s Gregg Cunningham.

In a comment to my Part II post, an antagonized Hunter called my efforts a “freaked out obsession,” to which I responded:

“Immediatist v Incrementalist” debate analysis: Prologue

aha-debate-e1430057755276He asked for it, he got it.

Several months ago Abolish Human Abortion’s T. Russell Hunter issued an open challenge to anyone from the pro-life community to debate him on the topic of “immediatism,” which he supports, versus “incrementalism,” which the so-called “establishment” generally supports. His description of the debate frame:

I would argue for the abolitionist position - that all people who are opposed to abortion ought to unify around abolishing all forms of intentional prenatal destruction regardless of the age of the human being in question - and my opponent could argue for the pro life establishment’s position that we should focus our time and energy on regulating abortion while it remains legal and seek incremental gains against it.

Stanek Sunday Word: The abolitionist history behind “O Little Town of Bethlehem”

Here’s the fourth in the repeat of my Sunday series during the month of December on the fascinating abolitionist history behind some of our most beloved Christmas hymns. Pro-lifers identify closely with those 150 years ago who fought to free another oppressed class of people. (Also see Go Tell It on the Mountain,” “O Holy […]

Stanek Sunday quote: The abolitionist history behind “O Little Town of Bethlehem”

Here’s the third in the repeat of my Sunday series during the month of December on the fascinating abolitionist history behind some of our most beloved Christmas hymns. Pro-lifers identify closely with those 150 years ago who fought to free another oppressed class of people. (Also see “I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day” and […]

Stanek weekend question: Does Ron Paul’s position that abortion is a state (not federal) issue matter?

I’ve asked a question similar to this before. Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul believes the abortion issue should be settled at the state level. From his campaign site: Ron Paul believes that the ninth and tenth amendments to the U.S. Constitution do not grant the federal government any authority to legalize or ban abortion. Instead, […]

(Prolifer)ations 7-30-10

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN Culture Campaign heralds NJ ‘s Gov. Chris Christie’s veto of a bill that would have given a $7.5M grant for family planning to Planned Parenthood….

One year anniversary of late-term abortionist George Tiller (the baby killer’s) death

Monday, May 31 – Memorial Day, this year – will mark the 1 year anniversary of abortionist George Tiller’s murder. Pro-aborts have been paying tributes and are planning memorials. Democrat Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has read or will read a TX Equal Access Fund “will deliver a handmade card, flowers, and a basket of […]

Weekend question I: What would you have done if you were Stupak?

UPDATE, 3/27, 1:17a: Available on the West Coast already, Parker’s 1st brilliant, must read column). 3/26, 10:26p: Read Congressman Bart Stupak’s 3/27 op ed in the


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