Archive for July 2016

NY Times article on NRLC

Here is a link to an article in the July 9, 2016 edition of the New York Times. The article, “Anti-Abortion Group Presses Ahead Despite Recent Supreme Court Ruling,” reports on the annual meeting of the National Right to Life Committee. Here is the first paragraph of the article–“Stung by the recent Supreme Court decision that overturned Texas abortion clinic restrictions, […]

Richard Doerflinger on conscience rights and the Obama Administration

Here is link to an excellent piece by Richard Doerflinger entitled—A Pledge Betrayed: The Obama Administration Nullifies Conscience Rights. http://www.thepublicdiscourse.com/2016/07/17295/?utm_source=The+Witherspoon+Institute&utm_campaign=9bfcf2f6c3-RSS_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_15ce6af37b-9bfcf2f6c3-84151629

A Critique of Whole Woman’s Health by Steve Gilles

Here is a link to an excellent analysis of the Whole Woman’s Health case by Steve Gilles. casetext.com/posts/justice-kennedys-disastrous-defection-and-its-likely-limits        

New Mexico Supreme Court upholds state ban on physician assisted suicide

Here is a link to the June 30, 2016 decision by the New Mexico Supreme Court upholding the state’s ban on assisted suicide. A trial court judge in New Mexico  had found the law unconstitutional. By a divided vote, the court of appeals reversed and the New Mexico Supreme Court has now also rejected the trial judge’s decision. […]