La Shawn Barber

La Shawn writes about culture, faith, and politics. Her work has appeared in the Christian Research Journal, Christianity Today, the Washington Examiner, and other publications

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A hopeful hashtag: #ShoutYourSalvation

Abortion
by La Shawn Barber
Posted 9/23/15, 01:57 pm

Human beings can be shameless and barbaric. You don’t have to seek out tyrants, perverts, and criminals to see these conditions in action. Just look to the abortion industry in America.

We’ve seen and heard what happens to aborted babies. The remains of discarded human beings are merchandise. Up for grabs. These “products of conception” certainly don’t go to waste. They’re sold in the name of science. God only knows how many women deeply regret killing their own children because the pregnancies were inconvenient, and only He knows how many He’s forgiven.

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Christians in government: Stay or go?

Religious Liberty
by La Shawn Barber
Posted 9/09/15, 02:31 pm

Earlier this year, the North Carolina General Assembly passed a law that allows county magistrates in the state to opt-out of officiating same-sex marriages and other employees from issuing same-sex marriage licenses. Gov. Pat McCrory, a Republican, said he’d veto the bill:

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March for Life's court victory--and ours

Healthcare Mandate
by La Shawn Barber
Posted 9/02/15, 10:42 am

The irony of a sweeping, expensive, and burdensome law like Obamacare is that a pro-life organization has to sue the federal government to avoid aiding and abetting the very thing it opposes.

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