Voices For Life

Voices for Life is an e-publication dedicated to informing and educating the public on pro-life and pro-family issues. We cover issues from conception until natural death, as well as all family life issues.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

When Teenagers Debate Abortion



by Tom McLaughlin
Crisis Magazine

“Are you planning to debate abortion in class?” asked our new principal. We were standing in the hallway near my classroom.

“Yes,” I said.

“Don’t,” she said.

“Why not?”

“Because…” She paused, seeming surprised that I would question her. “Because eighth graders are too young to discuss it.”

“But we’ve debated it several times the past couple of years and they’ve handled it quite well,” I said.

Use this link to continue reading this article


Tom McLaughlin is a retired middle school social studies and history teacher who, for several years, has written an opinion column that appears in newspapers in Maine and New Hampshire and on several websites. He blogs at: Tom McLaughlin.

Voices for the Unborn is dedicated to informing and educating the public on pro-life and pro-family issues. To read our Mission Statement, use this link. You can also follow us on Facebook, Google, and Pinterest. Help spread the word by sharing our articles on your favorite social networks.


No comments:

Post a Comment