Archive for August 2017

Petition on the right to life in international law

Here is a link to a petition on the right to life in international law.  This is a worthy effort and I hope that readers will consider signing.

“Ten (Bad, But Popular) Arguments for Abortion”

Here is a link to good article by David Hershenov in Public Discourse discussing ten bad arguments for abortion. As Hershenov explains, most of the common arguments for abortion would also justify infanticide (or after-birth abortion).

Constitutional Tribunal in Chile Legalizes abortion

Here is a link to LifeNews story about the latest developments in Chile. Here is a comment from Clarke Forsythe of AUL: “If there is a silver lining, it is the Court’s close vote today, 6-4, and that the Court merely allowed a legalization bill to go into effect.  Unlike the US Supreme Court’s decision Roe […]

Iceland and Down Syndrome

Here is a link to a good article by Alexandra DeSanctis on the recent CBS report that Iceland is leading the world in “eradicating Down syndrome births.” Here is the concluding paragraph from the article: “The title of the CBS piece asks, “What kind of society do you want to live in?” The article’s implicit […]

Michael New’s book review of a recent work that documents the diversity of the pro-life movement

Here  is a link to a book review by Michael New. New reviews Karissa Haugeberg’s “Women Against Abortion: Inside the Largest Moral Reform Movement of the Twentieth Century.” The book profiles Mildred Fay Jefferson, Joan Andrews, Marjory Mecklenberg, Julie Loesch, and Shelly Shannon. New discusses some flaws in the book but in the end offers […]

Summer 2017 issue of ProVita is now available

The Summer 2017 issue of ProVita, the newsletter of University Faculty for Life, is now available at this link. Thanks to Margaret Hughes for editing this newsletter!!!