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Bill Muehlenberg's commentary on issues of the day...

Say No To Sex-Selection Abortions

Apr 22, 2013

As some of you may know, a Senate inquiry is now underway on the issue of sex-selection abortions. Victorian DLP Senator John Madigan last month introduced a bill which would remove Medicare funding for such abortions. That bill is now

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Late-Term Baby Killing

May 20, 2010

George Orwell once said, “We have now sunk to a depth at which the restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men.” We are living in such an age of lies and deception, that truth has to

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The Horror of Late Term Abortion

Dec 23, 1997

The dilation and extraction method of abortion (D & X) is in the news after a Brisbane doctor proposed using the method in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs. The medical doctor of Planned Parenthood Australia, Dr David Grundmann, is a proud proponent

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Yet More Abortion Wins

Jul 13, 2013

In the US we keep seeing the slow but steady rollback of the abortion industry. Clinics are closing, doctors are quitting or being charged with criminal offences, and pro-life legislation is being passed in various states. The most recent victory

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Time for GetUp to Get Off It

Dec 20, 2010

GetUp is an online-based lobby group which bills itself as an “independent political movement to build a progressive Australia”. It of course is in fact a radical leftist bunch of activists who want to radically remake Australia in their own

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Two Tales of Abortion

Nov 24, 2010

Two women who had abortions. Two recent public discussions of these abortions. Two quite different takes on them. The same life-ending procedure, but two very different responses to what has been done. It is incredible really, the diversity of reactions

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Abortion, Tiller and Murder Compounded

Jun 1, 2009

A notorious abortionist was shot dead yesterday in Wichita, Kansas. Should he have been shot dead? No. That was murder. At this stage we know nothing about the man who did the shooting, what his motives were, or why it

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Vignettes From the Abortion Wars

Aug 28, 2008

The fight over abortion continues unabated. I believe one day the battle for life will be won, just as the battle against slavery was eventually won after much blood, sweat and tears. But in the meantime it’s all hands on

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The Baby Killers

Nov 21, 2006

Those opposed to euthanasia have long warned about the slippery slope involved in its legalisation. Today the hard cases of the terminally ill; tomorrow, anyone deemed unworthy of living. The boundaries continue to be pushed, and those considered to be

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Abortion, Prosecution, Ethics and the Law

May 19, 2016

One issue that often arises in pro-life discussions is whether or not the woman having an abortion should be charged with, and prosecuted for, a crime. It is an important question and one in which prolifers can differ on. Most

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Dismantling the Trump Myths, Part One

Mar 31, 2016

The cult of Trump has dished up more nonsense, falsehoods and flip-flops than I have seen from any recent presidential candidate. Despite the fact that Trump is a life-long progressive, and one who has supported and financed leftist and Democrat

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SCOTUS and Obstructionism

Feb 15, 2016

As I wrote yesterday, the gloves are already off in the fight over a Supreme Court justice nomination now that Antonin Scalia has passed away. Obama and the Dems want another one appointed quickly, while the Republicans prefer having the

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Yes Babies are Human

Feb 9, 2016

By now most of you would have seen the Doritos television ad screened during yesterday’s Super Bowl. It was just one of many spiffy ads which appeared during the game, but it seems to have caused the most controversy. Why?

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Singapore and Abortion

Nov 21, 2015

In so much of the Western world, abortion laws were greatly liberalised in the 60s and 70s. This is true of Singapore as well. The 1969 Abortion Act in Singapore allowed abortion under four conditions, but those were done away

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Rachel Carling-Jenkins and Abortion

Oct 21, 2015

Rachel Carling-Jenkins is a conservative and Christian who has recently been elected to the Victoria Parliament. She won her seat in the 2014 election as a member of the Victorian Legislative Council, representing the Western Metropolitan Region She is the

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