Here is a link to a good article by Professor Tom Molony (Elon Law). The article is forthcoming in the Florida Law Review. Here is the abstract— “The United States Supreme Court dealt a significant blow to abortion opponents in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, but the 2016 ruling did not dampen their resolve. Just […]
Here is a link to a LifeNews story on the US Supreme Court’s refusal to hear a Planned Parenthood challenge to an Arkansas pro-life law. The case is called Planned Parenthood of Arkansas and Eastern Oklahoma v. Jegley and the Court denied review on May 29, 2018. The law restricts medication-induced abortions and requires clinics […]
On May 26, 2018 Irish voters removed the 8th Amendment to the Irish Constitution, which protected the right to life of the unborn. The Irish Parliament is now expected to pass legislation legalizing abortion. Here is a link to a LifeNews story and here is a link to commentary from The Catholic Thing.
California’s End of Life Option Act, which went into effect on 2016, was recently declared unconstitutional by Riverside County Superior Court Judge Ottolia. Judge Ottolia found that the California legislature had passed the law improperly. The law had been passed during a special session dedicated to healthcare issues and Judge Ottolia found that the suicide law […]
Rachel MacNair, a frequent speaker at University Faculty for Life conferences, has just published a very good piece in the June/July 2018 issue of First Things. Her essay is entitled “Our Pro-Life Future.” I can’t locate an on-line version but I encourage readers to find a copy. MacNair focusses on positive trends–declines in the number of abortions and in […]
Here is a link to a LifeNews.com story about Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signing a law that prohibits abortions after the unborn baby has a detectable heartbeat.
Here is a link to a piece by Wesley Smith reporting on the good news that the AMA Ethics Committee has reaffirmed its opposition to the legalization of physician-assisted suicide. This is important news because changes by medical associations on this issue have been relied upon in jurisdictions that have legalized assisted suicide. This action […]
Here is a link to a good piece by Wesley Smith. Here is his conclusion: “It is a sign of our times that acts and omissions that only a few years ago would have epitomized elder abuse, now receives the full-court bioethical press in the Establishment ‘paper of record.’ This is precisely how radical proposals […]