Archive for March 2018

David Lejeune’s Open Letter to Ruth Marcus on Abortion and Down syndrome

Here is a link to David Lejeune’s open letter to Ruth Marcus. On March 9, 2018, Marcus published an op-ed in the Washington Post entitled “I would’ve aborted a fetus with Down syndrome. Women need that right.” Lejeune’s open letter responds to her op-ed. David Lejeune, who is the president of the Jerome Lejeune Foundation USA, writes: “you […]

Mississippi law banning abortions after 15 weeks blocked

Here is a link to a LifeNews story on a decision by a federal judge granting a temporary restraining order preventing the enforcement of a new Mississippi law banning abortions after 15 weeks.

Supreme Court Arguments in an Important Case dealing with Abortion and Free Speech

The US Supreme court will hear oral arguments on Tuesday March 20, 2018 in National Institute of Family and Life Advocates v. Becerra. The case involves the constitutionality of a California law that requires pregnancy care centers to “advertise” the availability of free or low-cost abortions. Here is a link to a good essay by Andrew […]

Judge Blocks Ohio Law Banning Abortions of Unborn Babies with Down Syndrome

Here is a link to story on a March 14, 2018 decision by a federal judge in Ohio enjoining Ohio’s law banning abortions of unborn babies with Down syndrome. The case, Preterm-Cleveland v. Himes, indicates how extreme the US law is on abortion. The Ohio federal judge interpreted the Supreme Court’s cases (Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. […]

Washington Post article on Abortion and Down Syndrome

Here is a link to a recent (March 5, 2018) article in the Washington Post entitled “Babies with Down syndrome are put on center stage in the U.S. abortion fight.” And here is a link to a comment by Dave Andrusko in the National Right to Life News on the Post article.  Andrusko notes that this discussion […]

Richard Doerflinger’s Analysis of Assisted Suicide in Oregon

Here is a research paper by Richard Doerflinger. The report is entitled “Oregon’s Assisted Suicides: The Up-to-Date Reality in 2017.” In his analysis, Doerflinger comments on the official reports issued by the state of Oregon. Here is his conclusion: “This is the updated reality of physician-assisted suicide in the state whose law is seen as a […]