UOP class responds to column about abortion morality

In an Oct. 10 opinion piece, group columnist John Hymes wrote about abortion. Lou Matz,

In an Oct. 10 opinion piece, group columnist John Hymes wrote about abortion. Lou Matz, a philosophy professor at College of the Pacific, and also a neighborhood columnist assigned a single of his classes to publish letters to the editor in reaction to Hymes’ column.

Improved nonetheless, in this article is Hymes’ good reasons for writing the column, Matz’s rationalization for assigning this function to his learners and some of the letters they wrote.

All have been edited for clarity and size.

Don Blount, Executive Editor The Stockton File

Why he wrote it

The usa was founded underneath the thought that God furnished two presents to guarantee mankind’s pleasure. One particular reward is that of a plenteous land necessitating only perform to release and share its rewards. The next reward is that of a natural ethical law, “A legislation written on the heart” (Rom. 2:15), which gives civil law an authoritative foundation by determining the lawgiver. As John Adams stated, “Our Constitution was built only for a ethical and religious people today. It is wholly insufficient to the governing administration of any other”.