Resources from Summit

China’s Two-Child Policy

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On Oct. 29th, China’s Communist Party announced the end of its infamous 35-year one-child policy. All Chinese couples will now be permit a second child. But while the abolition of the one-child policy may seem like a human rights victory, activists are far from satisfied. Though lessening the death toll, it’s unlikely the institution of a new two-child policy will eliminate the real problem: a culture that doesn’t value life. 

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Wilberforce: ‘Take Those Handkerchiefs Away’

Portrait of William Wilberforce

The most recent two undercover videos in the Center for Medical Progress’ investigation of Planned Parenthood taken America around a corner. Naiveté is no longer an excuse. We can no longer say “we didn’t know.” We know virtually everything now, right down to the “crunchy,” illegal details. And with knowledge comes responsibility. 

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Episode 6: Defending Life With Grace

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In this episode, Scott and Aaron talk about how to approach the subject of abortion in every day conversations by asking questions. They also discuss how to look at the subject through the lens of grace, realizing that the unborn are not the only people harmed in the process. This episode is packed full of practical ways Christians can approach a difficult and uncomfortable subject. 

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Lives Worth Living

Lives Worth Living

Stories like Linda and Timothy Bannon who were born without arms, Paul Smith who had cerebral palsy and still produced stunning pieces of art, and Joni Eareckson Tada who spend 47 years in a wheelchair reflect one of the clearest truths in all of Scripture: Human beings are created in God’s image, and as such carry equal, inherent value. All life is worth living, for as long as God sustains it.
 

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Dawkins, Down Syndrome, and Dignity

Dawkins, Down Syndrome, and Dignity

Richard Dawkins might be the world’s most outspoken evangelist for atheism. Lately, this Oxford biologist and high priest of doubt seems to only open his mouth to change feet. Dawkins has trained his attention on reproductive ethics. Responding to a woman on Twitter who said she’d have trouble deciding whether to abort a baby diagnosed in utero with Down syndrome, Dawkins told her she would be wrong to let the child live.
 

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Victory for Hobby Lobby in its Refusal to Provide Abortifacient Drugs

Victory for Hobby Lobby in its Refusal to Provide Abortifacient Drugs

Hobby Lobby has received a victory from the Supreme Court today in its refusal to provide abortifacient drugs as it was required to do in the ObamaCare law. Summit was pleased to join 23 other ministries, such as Compassion International, Young Life, and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, in an amicus brief filed with the Supreme Court opposing the contraception mandate under the health care reform law.
 

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Viral Video Claims to Depict a “Positive” Abortion Story

Viral Video Claims to Depict a “Positive” Abortion Story

Emily Letts documented her surgical abortion in order to diminish the social stigma attached to it and “to show women that there is such a thing as a positive abortion story.” In the video, Letts says, “I don’t feel like a bad person. I don’t feel sad. I feel in awe of the fact that I can make a baby. I can make a life. I knew that what I was going to do was right – it was right for me and for no one else.” 

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