Apologetics 315 Podcast 014 – Abortion and the Belfast Bigot
Today’s Show Notes:
Episode 014 – Abortion and the Belfast Bigot
In this episode, Brian Auten and Chad Gross interview “The Belfast Bigot” (www.facebook.com/thebelfastbigot) on the topic of abortion, and defending a pro-life position in the public square.
1:00 – Intro to the Belfast Bigot, why use that name? The history of the Belfast Bigot blog.
5:30 – The goals of apologetics interaction online.
9:10 – Why does the Belfast Bigot talk so much about abortion? Main influences and resources.
12:00 – The abortion situation in the UK / Ireland. The common views on abortion in the UK / Ireland.
17:00 – How do you make a case for life? What is the best angle to take? “What is the unborn?”
20:00 – The use of scientific arguments for the pro-life position. Three types of pro-abortion views.
24:00 – Examples of some bad pro-life arguments. The use of graphic images (are they helpful or not?)
32:50 – What are the common objections to
39:00 – The violinist argument in favor of abortion.
44:00 – “This pregnancy is the product of rape.”
49:00 – What if the life of the mother is at risk?
51:00 – Why blog anonymously?
56:30 – Pro-life resources and more:
The Case for Life by Scott Klusendorf
Why Pro-Life by Randy Alcorn
Love Unleashes Life by Stephanie Gray
The Ethics of Abortion by Christopher Kaczor
Love Thy Body by Nancy Percy