Archive for December 2012

more on the passing of Richard wilkins

A couple of weeks ago, I posted a brief note on the passing of Richard Wilkins. http://www.uffl.org/blog/2012/11/30/richard-wilkins-passes-away-at-59/ Professor Wilkins, an emeritus professor at BYU Law School, was a strong and devoted defender of the traditional family and the pro-life cause. His colleague Lynn Wardle sent me this note— “It is with deep sadness that I report […]

important 4th Circuit argument today

The full United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit will be hearing oral argument today in Centro Tepeyac v. Montgomery County. The suit, filed by a crisis pregnancy center, challenges a Montgomery County law that forces such centers to notify women that the centers do not have a medical professional on staff and encouraging […]

Planned Parenthood opposes Utah bill banning sex-selection abortions

Here is a link to a LifeNews.com story describing Planned Parenthood’s opposition to a bill in Utah that would ban sex-selection abortions. http://www.lifenews.com/2012/12/03/planned-parenthood-opposes-bill-to-ban-sex-selection-abortions/ Richard M.  

Georgia fetal pain law challenged

The Georgia ACLU has challenged Georgia’s statute prohibiting abortions after 20 weeks to prevent fetal pain. http://www.ajc.com/news/news/lawsuit-attempts-to-block-new-abortion-law/nTKbY/ Here is an earlier post on the passage of the Georgia law.http://www.uffl.org/blog/2012/05/02/georgia-bans-abortions-based-on-fetal-pain/ Richard M.