Archive for February 2016

Review of 2015 symposium

The Human Life Review recently posted a symposium reviewing the pro-life movement in 2015. Among the contributors are: Eric Metaxus, Kristan Hawkins, Hadley Arkes, William McGurn, Clarke Forsythe, Rita Marker, Tim Goeglein & Doug Napier, William Murchison, Mary Meehan, Wesley Smith, and Helen Alvaré,

Collett on Texas HB2

Teresa Collett wrote a full explanation of the legal situation in  the Texas case before the Supreme Court, Whole Woman’s Health v. Cole. “Texas Faces Abortion Showdown,” in the National Catholic Register. 

Moschella on the pope’s in-flight interview

Melissa Moschella, Professor of Philosophy at Catholic University of America and UFL Board member was quoted in the National Catholic Register article, Pope’s Words on Contraception in Accord With Magisterium, Philosophers Say, but Context Is Key, by Edward Pentin. She was explaining why Pope Paul VI’s decision to allow nuns in danger of being raped to […]

Briefs in the Whole Woman’s Health case

Here is a post from Teresa Collett (as posted on the Mirror of Justice blog by Greg Sisk) concerning the Whole Woman’s Health case (the Texas abortion case currently pending before the United States Supreme Court).   On March 2 the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, a […]

editing the human genome

The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority in Great Britain has given approval for the Francis Crick Institute in London to begin altering the DNA in embryos. The embryos will be acquired through in vitro fertilization procedures and are to be killed after 14 days of life. Such callous disregard for human life reveals the inhumanity of in vitro fertilization procedures […]