Archive for August 2017

“Learning from Charlie Gard”

Here is a link to a very good essay by Charles Camosy reflecting on the lessons of the Charlie Gard case. Here is Camosy’s assessment– “Those who held power over Charlie decided that his life was not worth living. They reached this judgment on the basis of his expected mental disability. They denied him treatment, […]

“Federal Court Forces Pregnancy Center to Obey Obamacare Mandate, Pay for Abortions”

Here is a story about a recent decision from the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Here is a bit from the article: “In a horrible defeat for pro-life organizations, a three-judge panel of a federal appeals court ruled that a secular pregnancy center must be forced to comply with the Obamacare mandate […]

“The Constitution Already Prohibits Abortion”

That is the position of Josh Craddock in a recent essay in Public Discourse. His Public Discourse essay is a summary of the paper he previously published in the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy. Here is a summary of his argument: “Given the original public meaning of the term “person,” the contemporaneous anti-abortion […]

New Zealand committee does not recommend legalizing euthanasia

Here is a report from Alex Schadenberg on some good news from New Zealand.