Hope and Humor ‘zine: Lives matter issue

January 8th, 2017 | Posted by jameswatkins in Uncategorized

On January 13, 1984, President Ronald Reagan issued a proclamation designating January 22 as the first National Sanctity of Human Life Day. The date corresponded to January 22, 1973, when the United States Supreme Court legalized abortion-on-demand in all 50 states. I wish he wouldn’t have limited the day to simply the unborn in the United States. So, here’s my Lives matter issue:

Right to life: womb to tomb

Every human being everywhere has a right to life from womb to tomb. Here are my favorite columns on:
Is it a life or a choice?
Ethuanasia and dying with dignity
Capital punishment: serious questions
Pro-life from womb to tomb

Right to equality

St. Paul wrote, “There is no longer Jew or Gentile, slave or free, male and female. For you are all one in Christ Jesus” (Galatians 3:28). Here are columns that explore equality:

Am I a “feminist”? Yes and no! Gender equality is complicated!
James Watkins: ex-slave, author, soul brother I’m proud to call this social reformer family!
Martin Luther King Jr’s ten commandments for cultural change
Race relations by the numbers A cover story I wrote after a summer of racial unrest and violence
Top ten signs your church may be prejudiced
What was St. Paul thinking when he wrote “Women must be silent”?!

Previous issues, legal stuff . . .

New Year, new you issue (1.1.17)
Mental health issue (12.28.16)
Music issue: 2 (09.18.16)
Conspiracy issue (09.12.16)
Remembering 9/11 (09.11.16)
• [Romans] 8:28 issue (08.28.16)
Election 2016 issue (08.21.16)

Plus, you can also access over 300 posts—more encouragement and entertainment than you can shake a memory stick at—on death, faith, health, heavy topics, holidays, hope, humor, life hacks, love, parents, sex, spiritual issues and writing resources. But wait, there’s more: free stuff. Enjoy!

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