The Mirror of Justice blog highlights an interview with Father Miscamble here. In the interview, Father Miscamble discusses (among other things) various pro-life initiatives at Notre Dame. The actual interview can be found here. Richard M.
Archive for July 2011
The San Francisco Chronicle has an op-ed about sex-selective abortion arguing that such abortions are a violation of human rights. (The author does not attempt explain what distinguishes sex-selective abortion from all abortions in terms of human rights.) The column relies in part on an April 2011 article appearing in the journal, Social Science and [...]
Just discovered a series of articles exploring the Supreme Court’s position allowing post-viability abortion bans by Randy Beck. You can find Randy Beck’s articles at The Essential Holding of Casey: Rethinking Viability, Where’s the Syllogism?: Gonzales, Casey and the Viability Rule, and Self-Conscious Dicta: The Origins of Roe v. Wade’s Trimester Framework. These articles are [...]
Many pieces of legislation related to life are attacked as based on “junk science” or politicized science. One response to these attacks has been a Presidental Memorandum by President Obama on scientific integrity. One “proof” often offered in defense of a piece of research is that it has been published in a “peer reviewed journal.” [...]
Arthur Kaplan argues that opposing telemedicine abortion is irresponsible here. He argues that abortion providers have a right to determine the information that a patient needs with no “interference” by state legislatures. Curiously he justifies this return to a paternalistic notion of medical cares by a demand for patient autonomy. It appears he has little [...]
When the FDA approved the sale of RU-486 in this country, the agency used a little known process historically reserved for life-saving drugs. Lars Noah described the process in his article, A Miscarriage in the Drug Approval Process?: Mifepristone Embroils the FDA in Abortion Politics. Since the approval of the drug, abortion providers have continued [...]