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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Embracing the 'anti-abortion' label

Abortion
by La Shawn Barber
Posted 4/15/15, 01:46 pm

I was pleased to learn that when lawmakers in Kansas banned dismemberment abortions, they didn’t include rape or incest exceptions. The only exceptions are saving the mother’s life or if the pregnancy would cause “substantial and irreversible physical impairment of a major bodily function.” These second-trimester abortions, a procedure known as dilation and evacuation, involve tearing a living baby apart limb by limb with what I call “death instruments.”

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The culture degrades, but truth endures

Religious Liberty
by La Shawn Barber
Posted 4/08/15, 03:22 pm

Did you see the Honey Maid commercial during last Saturday’s NCAA Final Four game between Duke and Michigan State, the one with two men who call themselves married with two children? Rather than simply trying to get people to buy its graham crackers, Mondelēz International, which owns the brand, is pushing an agenda with its “This Is Wholesome” campaign.

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Twitter

The First Amendment is for Nazis

Religious Liberty
by La Shawn Barber
Posted 4/01/15, 02:29 pm

“people in the red states vote for nazis to govern, and then call themselves Christian, it will not end well for them. #BoycottIndiana”

Can you guess what sort of person apparently tweeted this? A liberal and unbeliever tweeting under a phony name? A reporter or columnist working for mainstream media, perhaps? Maybe someone who runs his or her own business or is presently unemployed and not worried about getting fired?

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