Archive for July 2018

The AMA and physician-assisted suicide

Here is a link to a good piece by Alex Schadenberg on the current debate within the AMA about physician-assisted suicide. He discusses a powerful op-ed by Dr. Thomas E. Sullivan who strongly supports retention of the AMA policy against physician-assisted suicide.

commentary on recent polls on abortion

There has been a lot of news coverage of late on polls that purport to show that most Americans support Roe v. Wade. Here and here are links to two pieces analyzing the polls. In reality, the polls indicate that most Americans do not support Roe v. Wade, which effectively legalized abortion on demand.

Paul Linton on Overruling Roe v. Wade

In light of the speculation about the impact of Judge Kavanaugh’s nomination to replace Justice Kennedy, I thought I’d call attention to a good piece by Paul Linton that was published in University Faculty for Life’s 2017 volume. Here is a link to the article. Here is the abstract– “This paper addresses two issues that would […]

Michael New on the Gallup poll on abortion

Here is a link to a very good piece by Michael New. Here is his concluding paragraph– “These Gallup data show that the U.S. regime of abortion-on-demand, throughout all nine months of pregnancy, is inconsistent with the attitudes of most Americans. Strong majorities, across a wide range of demographic groups, oppose both second- and third-trimester […]

Trump Selects Kavanaugh to replace Kennedy

Here is a link to a LifeNews story on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court. If confirmed, Kavanaugh will likely tip the balance of the Court on many contentious issues, including abortion.