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Potstirrer Podcast

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Where politics, religion and history collide - and it's not always polite! Political opinion podcast hosted by former political science instructor and current political observer Jaye Pool. Left-leaning yet not perfectly bound by ideology. Historical context with a dose of progressive Christianity … read more


21 - Moralism Without Sacrifice, Part I

WARNING: Mature Subject Matter

In Part I of a two-part series, Jaye begins to tackle what has arguably been the most controversial political issue in the United States for the past 50 years - abortion. She discusses her own views on the topic and how she arrived at her stance. Jaye also delves into the history of abortion rights in the United States up until the 1973 Roe v. Wade US Supreme Court decision.

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"Abortion History in the US." FindLaw. (February 4, 2017)

Acevedo, Zoila. 1979. 'Abortion in Early America.' Women & Health 4(2): 159-167. (February 4, 2018)

Earll, Carrie Gordon. "What the Bible Says About the Beginning of Life." Focus on the Family. (February 4, 2018)

"Fetal Development Timeline." BabyCenter. June 2016. (February 4, 2018)

Fox, Pat. 2017. "Abortion in the Ancient and Premodern World." ThoughtCo. March 18. (February 4, 2018)

"History of Abortion." National Abortion Federation. (February 4, 2018)

Pollitt, Katha. 1997. "Abortion in American History." The Atlantic. May. (February 4, 2018)

Storer, Horatio Robinson. 1866. Why Not? A Book for Every Woman. Boston: Lee and Shepard.

Thomson, Judith Jarvis. 1971. 'A Defense of Abortion.' Philosophy & Public Affairs 1(1): 47-66. (February 4, 2018)


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