Archive for January 2014

International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics Conscientious objection

If you are researching conscientious objection, you might want to look at the December 2013 issue of the International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics to see the thought of those who are trying to keep conscientious objection from affecting the availability of abortion. You may want to check your institutions databases to see if you […]

Mikey Cortez and the Cortez family

I am sure that many have already read about Mikey Cortez and his loving family. I thought it was important though to include a mention of him and his family on this blog. After Mikey Cortez was injured in car crash in 1982, his family promised to always care for him. The story of their love and care […]

In “Abortion and Social Justice: How Pro-Life Advocates are Meeting the Needs of Women Facing Crisis Pregnancies,” the Christian Post covers the recent presentation by Fr. Joe Koterski, UFL board member, to the recent National Convention of Students for Life. Joseph Koterski, associate professor of philosophy at Fordham University, urged the pro-life audience to “go […]

Dr. Ben Carson’s statement on the sanctity of life

In anticipation of the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Dr. Ben S. Carson, professor-emeritus of neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins University, wrote this commentary for the Washington Times. Attempting to characterize love and compassion for human life as a “war on women” is deceitful and pathetic.  

How the face of pro-life advocates is changing

The Public Religion Research Institute published some statistics (“What Will the Next Generation of Anti-Abortion Advocates Look Like? Different.”) about the ever-growing pro-life attitude of young Americans, even those who are not Christians. Of young Americans who oppose abortion, fewer are white Christians* (37 percent) than the nearly 8-in-10 (78 percent) who make up the […]

Why Roe Said what it did

Here is a link to “41 Years Later: Why Roe Said What It Did,” Justin Buckley Dyer’s summary of Clarke Forsythe’s book, Abuse of Discretion on the Library of Law and Liberty web page. Forsythe, a man who has spent his life for pro-life causes, makes a strong case for returning the issue back to American […]