Archive for January 2018

“Science is Giving the Pro-Life Movement a Boost”

Here is a link to an interesting article in The Atlantic.

Chris Kaczor on “A dubious defense of ‘after-birth abortion'”.

There have been numerous critiques of the infamous article by Giubilini & Minerva on “after-birth abortion.” Chris Kaczor has been a forceful critic of the original article. J. Rasanen wrote a ctique of Kaczor’s work and Chris has now published a response in Bioethics. Here is a link to Chris Kaczor’s article entitled “A dubious defense […]

45th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

Today is the 45th anniversary of the Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade. Here is a link to my article entitled “Re-Reading Roe v. Wade,” which was presented at Washington & Lee Law School at a 2013 conference organized by Sam Calhoun.

Administration creates new HHS Division to protect conscience and religious freedom

Here and here are stories from LifeNews and National Right to Life News about the Administration’s creation of “The Conscience and Religious Freedom Division” within HHS. The new Division will focus on enforcing existing conscience protections in federal law.

Florida’s 24-hour waiting period for an abortion ruled unconstitutional

Here  is a link to a story in the National Right to Life News about a recent decision holding Florida’s 24-hour waiting period for an abortion unconstitutional. Waiting periods have typically been upheld by the courts. This ruling is based on Florida’s Constitution, which in contrast to the US Constitution provides explicit protection for privacy […]

Federal court of appeals strikes down a Baltimore law requiring crisis pregnancy centers to promote abortion

Here is a link to a LifeNews story about a recent federal court of appeals decision striking down a Baltimore City ordinance requiring crisis pregnancy centers to promote abortion. A  case from the Ninth Circuit upheld a similar California statute and that case is now before the US Supreme Court. Here is a comment from […]