The New York Times recently published an op-ed by a woman who aborted one of two children she was carrying during her 23rd week of gestation. Monica Miller, a UFL member, responds with a letter to the editor.
Blessed Pope John Paul II writes in The Gospel of Life (1995), no. 97: It is an illusion to think that we can build a true culture of human life if we do not help the young to accept and experience sexuality and love and the whole of life according to their true meaning and […]
This morning the Court released the following order: 12-1094 CLINE, TERRY, ET AL. V. OK COALITION FOR REPRODUCTIVE The petition for a writ of certiorari is granted. This Court, pursuant to the Revised Uniform Certification of Questions of Law Act, Okla. Stat., Tit. 20, §1601 et seq. (West 2002), respectfully certifies to the Supreme Court of […]
The Supreme Court agreed to hear McCullen v. Coakley–an important First Amenedment case involving the constitutionality of a Massachusetts law providing for a 35-foot buffer zone around abortion clinics. http://www.scotusblog.com/2013/06/details-on-abortion-protest-grant/ Mark Rienzi, from Catholic University, is the counsel of record. Richard M.
The Francis Lewis Law Center of the Washington and Lee University School of Law in Lexington, VA, is sponsoring a symposium called Roe at 40, The Controversy Continues, Nov. 7-8, 2013. Among the keynote speakers will be Caitlin Borgmann is a professor of law at CUNY School of Law, and Michael Paulsen is a professor of […]
Here is a very fine tribute to Dr. Pellegrino from Bill Saunders. http://www.thecatholicthing.org/columns/2013/edmund-pellegrino–gone-to-his-reward.html Richard M.
Frank Beckwith summarizes some of the points he made in his talk at the Evangelium Vitae conference in Rome (June 15-16) in this The Catholic Thing essay, “Positivist Mentality and the Gospel of Life.” In it he looks at Pope John Paul II’s diagnosis of the intellectual conditions that lead to a Culture of Death in […]
Shirley Darby Howell, Professor of Law at Faulkner University’s Thomas Goode Jones School of Law in Montgomery, Alabama, wrote “The Frozen Embryo: Scholarly Theories, Case Law, and Proposed State Regulation” for the Human Life Review (Spring 2013) and DePaul Journal of Health Care Law (Vol. 14.3:407). She looks at possible state laws that would resolve disputes about […]
Here is the LifeNews story on this development. http://www.lifenews.com/2013/06/18/congress-passes-bill-banning-late-term-abortions-after-20-weeks/ Richard M.
The Board has confirmed that the 2014 “Life and Learning XXIV Conference” at Fordham University’s Rose Hill campus in Bronx, NY. Mark your calendars now to join us June 6-7 in the Big Apple! More details will be posted on our website and blog as they develop.