APB to Illinoisans (and other Deep-Blue-State Residents): Your Pro-Life Presence is More Important than Ever
By Terrell Clemmons   |   05.23.20
What happens when people live in an abortion-complacent culture? Hold that thought; we’ll return to it shortly. Nanfu Wang was born in China in 1985, six years after China instituted its one-child policy. The Chinese were told that if they...
How to Expose the Unsavory Underside of Socialism
By Terrell Clemmons   |   04.17.20
It’s Simple: Just Invite the Socialist to Talk Isadore Johnson is a libertarian-leaning student at the University of Connecticut and a member of Young Americans for Liberty. Last fall, he asked Nathan J. Robinson, author of Why You Should Be...
Abortion Activists Want Us to Look at Abortion More Expansively<br>Great Idea! Let’s Help Them
By Terrell Clemmons   |   03.16.20
The number of “tourist” abortions carried out in Illinois nearly doubled from 2014 to 2018. Reporter Natalie Moore of Chicago's NPR station WBEZ recently praised this development, as she see this as a strength. Illinois has become a go-to state for abortion.
Just Say, “No!” to Illinois Legislators Usurping Medical Rights
By Terrell Clemmons   |   02.25.20
Earlier this month, State Rep. Robyn Gabel (D-Evanston) introduced a bill in the Illinois House that would require all students in public, private, and parochial schools to receive a human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine before entering sixth grade and to complete the series before entering ninth grade. The vaccination (brand name Gardasil, manufacturer Merck Pharmaceuticals) consists of a series of 2-3 shots, depending on the age of the child. We’re already used to vaccination requirements for schoolchildren. Is this one additional requirement a good idea?
The #MeToo Generation We’re Still Not Seeing
By Terrell Clemmons   |   01.15.20
We have slavery in our midst. The following are all true stories. No names have been changed: ... These are not outlying scenarios. This is the new face of human trafficking - also called modern slavery - in America. It's happening in our cities, in our suburbs, and even in our schools during lunch and after school hours...
Feminists React to Characterizations of Irrational Emotionality with … Irrational Emotionality
By Terrell Clemmons   |   12.07.19
Eric Rasmusen, an Indiana University professor is defending comments he made on social media that upset some students and colleagues when he tweeted an article from an alternative media webzine. The title of it, “Are Women Destroying Academia? Probably.”
Abortion Defense: A Satanic “Act of Worship”
By Terrell Clemmons   |   11.09.19
Last month, I shared a few stories from 40 Days for Life, a worldwide pro-life ministry of presence and prayer outside abortion centers. Created Equal, a pro-life ministry based in Ohio, focuses mainly on reaching people in urban areas and...
Black Holes, Belief Systems, and Help for the Skeptical Soul
By Terrell Clemmons   |   11.01.19
Sarah Salviander grew up watching Star Wars, Star Trek, and Carl Sagan, and by age nine, she knew she would be a space scientist. She also grew up on atheism. When she was young, her atheist parents moved the family from Oregon to British Columbia to live under socialism, and she recalls having met no more than three people who identified as Christian there.
Windows and Fences and Walls, <i>Oh My!</i> Let Us Be Clear about Which Side of the Abortion Divide Is on the Retreat
By Terrell Clemmons   |   10.22.19
Rae Ellen had been a faithful volunteer with Santa Cruz, California, 40 Days for Life for sixteen campaigns. Confined to a wheelchair, if she couldn’t get a ride, she would take a handicap taxi to the abortion clinic to pray and keep vigil.
When Abortion Politics Overrode Women’s Health
By Terrell Clemmons   |   10.02.19
In 1996, Dr. Joel Brind along with colleagues at Penn State Medical College published a meta-analysis of peer-reviewed literature on the connection between induced abortion and subsequent breast cancer. Based on 23 studies, it found a 30 percent higher rate of breast cancer for women with abortion histories. Six years later, in February 2003, the National Cancer Institute officially declared the abortion breast cancer link nonexistent. Clear-thinking people know risk factors are complex and that study results are subject to interpretation, but which is it? Some say the abortion-breast cancer link is real; some say it’s not. Who should we believe? Hold that thought.
More than Stardust: How to Debunk Scientific Materialism for Your Kids
By Terrell Clemmons   |   08.27.19
A few weeks ago, I introduced IFI readers to Science Uprising, a project of the Discovery Institute’s Center for Science and Culture that aims to (among other things) help people living in a secular culture learn to separate out legitimate...
A Thinking People’s Revolt
By Terrell Clemmons   |   08.07.19
Science Uprising Pulls back the Curtain on Pseudo-Scientific Posturing In the 1980s, Madonna captured the image of one girl’s shallow, self-absorbed life with her pop song, “Material Girl”: You know that we are living in a material world
And I...
Score Three for American Conservatism
By Terrell Clemmons   |   07.12.19
Three Points to Draw out of the Flag-Kneeling Spectacles in Sports “Psh … I’m not going to the f***in’ White House,” sneered U.S. Women’s National soccer team co-captain Megan Rapinoe, barely letting the reporter finish his question. “No, I’m not...
Saving Charleston: Emanuel AME Christians Overcome Evil with Good
By Terrell Clemmons   |   06.13.19
On the evening of June 17, 2015, at about 8:15 p.m., 21-year-old Dylann Roof pulled into the parking lot of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal church in Charleston, SC, and casually entered the building through one of the side doors. Wednesday...
Into the Weeds: 3 Questions Christians Should Be Asking the New Pot Pastor
By Terrell Clemmons   |   05.15.19
Live from last month’s Coachella Valley Music Festival, on April 20, one day before Easter, Craig Gross went public about his new web-based venture. Marijuana laws are loosening nationwide, and he’s launching ChristianCannibas.com to get the church talking about it. He wants the conversation to be larger than matters of legality or distinctions between medicinal vs. recreational use. Mainly, he wants to tell people about the benefits he’s personally experienced since it came into his life.
Terrell Clemmons
Terrell Clemmons

Terrell Clemmons worked in software development for several years before graduating to full time marriage, motherhood, and household management. She lives in Indiana and writes on apologetics, culture, and matters of faith.

You can follow her on Twitter at: @terrellclemmons

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