Midday Roundup: Brittany Maynard chooses life, for now

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 10/30/14, 12:55 pm

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Joni Eareckson Tada: Suffering is sacred

Q&A | The beloved quadriplegic and disability activist takes the American church to task for trying to eliminate suffering from the Christian life
by Warren Cole Smith
Posted 10/22/14, 09:05 am

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Wrongful birth in a me-first culture

by Nick Eicher
Posted 10/17/14, 03:18 pm

When I first read the story of a wrongful birth lawsuit in Illinois, I could not believe my eyes. I thought it was a cruel parody, then I found out it wasn’t.

About three years ago, a lesbian couple in Ohio wanted a child, so they contacted a sperm bank in Illinois. But according to columnist Mitch Albom, even though the couple selected donor No. 380, a white, blonde-haired, blue-eyed man, apparently someone misread the number as 330, which was an African-American donor.

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