Interview with Aimee Murphy - A Consistent Life Ethic
Podcast: Season 2, Episode 4
A couple of months ago, as Dominic and I were brainstorming who to ask to be guests for this season of the podcast, Aimee Murphy was on my short list. I have been following her work for years and was absolutely thrilled when she agreed to come on our show.
Aimee is currently on the road touring to promoting her new book, Rehumanize: A Vision to Secure Human Rights for All. We interviewed her while she was outside of a Panera Bread in Columbus, OH.
And it was fantastic.
Later on in the conversation we talked about how believing in a consistent life ethic, trying to bridge being pro-life and being feminists, means being politically homeless. In that discussion she shared being encouraged by the passage from Matthew’s Gospel, “Foxes have dens and birds of the sky have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to rest his head” (Matthew 8:20). If feeling politically homeless is, in a small way, an act of solidarity with Jesus, then it’s not a bad place to be.
Aimee’s advocacy work has helped create a home, even if just a small den, for folks who take the dignity of human life seriously. It was an honor to speak with her and I hope you enjoy our conversation.
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Paul and Dominic talk with Aimee Murphy about her work advocating for a consistent life ethic. They talk about what it means to have solidarity with the unborn as well as those on death row. They also discuss their experiences of feeling politically homeless and alienated in the wider pro-life movement precisely because of their belief in the dignity of every human person.
NOTE: this episode does include discussion about sexual assault.
Aimee Murphy is the founder of Rehumanize International, a non-partisan, secular organization dedicated to bringing an end to all aggressive violence against human beings through education, discourse, and action. For this world-changing work, Murphy has been featured in news media outlets such as MSNBC, Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, The New York Times, The Washington Post, VICE News, and many more. She is the author of Rehumanize: A Vision to Secure Human Rights for All.
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