Resources from Summit

Elections Matter

Elections Matter

In today’s episode at BreakPoint, John Stonestreet relays some important news. He explains how President Trump’s Protect Life Rule, which will stop an estimated $60 million in federal funding to Planned Parenthood through Title X, will take effect immediately now that it has passed through the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Stonestreet is careful to point out how Title X funding has not decreased at all, but simply can’t be put towards abortions. The many… Read More →Elections Matter

The Political Pinterest

The Political Pinterest

In this week’s episode of The Point, John Stonestreet discusses how Pinterest has decided to take action against pro-life group Live Action, who uses their platform. We’ve shared before about how companies and social media platforms are discriminating against certain conservative ideas, and this example is no less noteworthy. Stonestreet makes a great point about the strategies we often see aimed at traditional value systems. In pointing out how one democratic candidate aims to paint… Read More →The Political Pinterest

How can we identify faults in popular responses to the pro-life argument?

Identifying Faults in Responses to Pro-Life Arguments

How can we identify faults in popular responses to the pro-life argument? “You have an assertion, an attack, and an assumption, none of which addresses the pro-life syllogism.“— Megan Almon, Speaker, Life Training Institute “Abortion is a woman’s right to choose,” “men can’t talk about this issue,” and “women would have unsafe abortions if it was illegal.” In this video, Megan Almon discusses these three common objections to the pro-life view. https://youtu.be/3VY_t8bg9Ms This video is part of… Read More →How can we identify faults in popular responses to the pro-life argument?

“My Body, My Choice”

"My Body, My Choice"

This week’s episode of The Point by John Stonestreet shows the history of one of the most common pro-abortion arguments. Stonestreet cites Robert George, who reports that dehumanizing language, as seen in the words of abortion advocates, was a strategic maneuver used by other genocidal people, like the Nazis, to justify killing their subjects. It’s chilling to hear such similar rhetoric today from such a large number of people. The other slogan in the image, “My… Read More →“My Body, My Choice”

Frank Turek and Mike Adams: Unplanned and The Abortion Debate

The Abortion Debate & Unplanned

Friday’s episode of the CrossExamined podcast, hosted by Dr. Frank Turek, featured a dialogue with Dr. Mike Adams. They discussed at great length Dr. Adams’ debate with abortion doctor Dr. Willie Parker, while discussing important scenes from the recent movie Unplanned along the way. They explain how these resources, and others, have been effective tools for changing minds on the abortion issue. These men bring up many different resources over the course of their conversation that would be… Read More →Frank Turek and Mike Adams: Unplanned and The Abortion Debate

Video: Is there a difference between persons and humans?

Persons vs. Humans

Is there a difference between persons and humans? “Intrinsic value, philosophically speaking, is the only grounding place for true human equality.” —Megan Almon, Speaker, Life Training Institute When discussing the issue of abortion, those in favor may attempt to make the case that unborn human beings are not yet persons. Megan Almon explains why the distinction between “humans” and “persons” is ill-advised in the abortion conversation. This video is part of a series titled “Answers to… Read More →Video: Is there a difference between persons and humans?

Persons and Human Beings

https://youtu.be/lTIpSmzlMwo On February 21, 2019, Dr. Mike Adams debated Dr. Willie Parker discussing “Is abortion a moral right or wrong?”. You can watch a recording of that debate above. What follows is from Summit faculty member and President of Life Training Institute, Scott Klusendorf, weighing in on some of the online discussion after the debate. Distinction Between Persons and Human Beings Many of you have written about abortionist Willie Parker’s distinction between “human beings” and… Read More →Persons and Human Beings

The Abortion Debate: Advancing Important Conversation

The Abortion Debate:Advancing Important Conversation

This article by Josh Shepherd at The Stream highlights an interview with Summit President Dr. Jeff Myers, where he discusses the abortion debate that took place this past Thursday between Dr. Mike Adams and Dr. Willie Parker. Dr. Myers discusses how the event came together, his thoughts on the dialogue, and the effectiveness of debates in bringing people of different viewpoints together to discuss important questions. The final point from Dr. Myers should encourage us to… Read More →The Abortion Debate: Advancing Important Conversation

Video: Does the scientific community agree that life begins at conception?

Does Life Begin at Conception?

Does the scientific community agree that life begins at conception? “The science of embryology… has said all along that from the very beginning, at conception, what we have is a living, distinct, whole human being.” — Megan Almon, Speaker, Life Training Institute In this video, Megan Almon discusses how the scientific community agrees that life begins at conception, even if pro-choice advocates argue on philosophical grounds that human life in that stage is not yet… Read More →Video: Does the scientific community agree that life begins at conception?

Can we discuss the right to life without using the Bible?

Pro-Life Strategies that Don't Use the Bible

Can we discuss the right to life without using the Bible? “If you truly believe in human equality, then the only question you ask on abortion is ‘Are the unborn human?’” — Scott Klusendorf, Founder and President, Life Training Institute In this video, Scott Klusendorf offers strategies for conversations about abortion that don’t rely on the use of Scripture. This video is part of a series titled “Answers to Your Questions”. These videos answer the questions… Read More →Can we discuss the right to life without using the Bible?

Video: How can Christians champion the pro-life movement?

Champion the Pro-Life Movement

How can Christians champion the pro-life movement? “We’ve got to study, but we also then have to take what we learn and communicate it.” — Scott Klusendorf, Founder and President, Life Training Institute Many Christians don’t know where to start when they want to make an impact for the pro-life cause. In this video, Scott Klusendorf gives some practical advice for making a difference on this important issue. This video is part of a series… Read More →Video: How can Christians champion the pro-life movement?

Can Toddlers Sway the Abortion Conversation?

Trotting Out Toddlers

In this article, founder and president of Life Training Institute Scott Klusendorf offers a great strategy for defending the pro-life position. Klusendorf highlights many of the central claims made by pro-choice advocates and how we can respond. One of the most effective strategies he discusses involves a comparison to a toddler. Many people claim that women should have the right to make decisions for themselves. So, Klusendorf points out, should we allow women to kill… Read More →Can Toddlers Sway the Abortion Conversation?