Archive for May 2017

“Protecting Prenatal Persons: Does the Fourteenth Amendment Prohibit Abortion?”

Here is a link to a good essay (with the title noted above) in the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy by Joshua Craddock that considers whether the Fourteenth Amendment protects prenatal persons. Craddock concludes: “Based on the historical evidence, this Note presents an originalist argument that all prenatal life is included within the Fourteenth Amendment’s […]

Stefano Gennarini on the Mexico City Policy

Here is a link to a good essay by Stefano Gennarini from C-Fam. The essay is entitled “The Genius of the Mexico City Policy and the Pro-Life Legacy of President Trump.” Here is the conclusion: “Ronald Reagan was a visionary pro-life president. He saw the need to stop the global abortion industry and played his part […]

Richard Doerflinger’s essay on John Noonan

Here is a link to a very good essay by Richard Doerflinger on Judge John Noonan; the essay is entitled “A Life Well Spent: Learning from John Noonan.” .

Tentative schedule for 2017 University Faculty for Life conference is now available

Here is a link to the tentative schedule for the upcoming University Faculty for Life conference on June 9-10, 2017 at St. Thomas Law in Minneapolis. The schedule includes  a rich collection of papers on various pro-life topics. Father Robert Spitzer S.J. will receive the Smith Award and the conference features plenary talks by Dr. David Prentice, Patrick Lee, […]