Archive for February 2019

good column by Richard Doerflinger on infanticide

Here is a link to a good column by Richard Doerflinger on the connections between abortion and infanticide, and the proposed Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. Here is his conclusion: “But now a “Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act” would simply implement what Congress said in 2002: Because the child surviving an abortion is a person, […]

very good article by David Smolin–“A Religious Pro-Life Critique of Roe, Casey, and Abortion Rights Rhetoric”

Here is a link to a very good article by David Smolin (Cumberland Law).  The article is entitled “Aborting Reason and Equality: A Religious Pro-Life Critique of Roe, Casey, and Abortion Rights Rhetoric.” Here is a paragraph from his introduction: “Thus, religion’s role in regard to abortion is primarily that of calling society to apply […]

Judge refuses to enjoin Missouri’s admitting privileges law

Here is a link to a National Right to Life News story about a recent decision by a federal judge in Missouri refusing to enjoin Missouri’s admitting privileges law.

“The International Implications of Overturning Roe v. Wade”

Here is a link to a good essay by Stefano Gennarini on the implications of the reversal of Roe v. Wade. He concludes that reversing Roe “would also deal a severe–and perhaps even fatal–blow to the campaign for an international right to abortion.”

“It is Never Necessary to Intentionally Kill a Fetal Human Being to Save a Woman’s Life”

Here is a link to an essay by five physicians in support of the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. Here is their penultimate paragraph: “[The Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act] provides a scientifically sound, medically accurate, and respectful approach to ensure that the innocent human being who survives an attempted abortion will be treated with the […]

Supreme Court blocks enforcement of Louisiana admitting privileges law

Here is a link to a LifeNews.com story on the Supreme Court’s action in June Medical Services, LLC v. Gee. Louisiana’s law requires abortionists to obtain admitting privileges at local hospitals. The US Supreme Court struck down a similar Texas law in 2016 in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt.  In September 2018, the United States Court of […]