Health Care

Realistically Curtailing Abortion

“Many laws permit or even promote abortion, but to us this is a great evil,” Elder Oaks said in Saturday afternoon’s session of General Conference.  Oaks is just one of many religious leaders that call abortion evil, but are there more effective ways to curb abortions than to simply stand on a soapbox?  A recent […]

Ethical Dilemmas: My Sister’s Keeper

My wife and I watched My Sister’s Keeper from Netflix this weekend.  Here’s the Netflix description: A former defense attorney (Cameron Diaz) finds herself back in the courtroom when she and her husband (Jason Patric) are sued for medical emancipation by their 11-year-old daughter, Anna (Abigail Breslin), who is expected to donate a kidney to […]

What are you thankful for Part 2?

Inspired by Hawkgrrrl’s post over at Mormon Matters, I decided to write a post asking what you’re thankful for.  It doesn’t have to necessarily be Mormon-related.  I realize I asked this question last year, and I talked about the First Thanksgiving last year, but I think we don’t talk about our thanks as much as […]

Larry Miller, Right to Die

It’s not often that my 2 loves (religion and sport) combine in a way for me to write about both.  Here in Utah, the death of Larry Miller, owner of the Utah Jazz, is big news.  Outside this area, it’s not a big story.