Archive for February 2019

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 […]

“The Rediscovery of the Born-Alive Act”

Here is a link to an essay by Hadley Arkes on the Born-Alive Infants Protection Act of 2002, and its relevance to current controversies.

Senator Hawley on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act

Here are the remarks of Senator Josh Hawley in support of the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. Here is a paragraph from near the end of his remarks: “So we must press forward in this generation for our revolutionary faith. Let us not go back to the darkness and cruelty of the past. Let us not go […]

The Supreme Court and Louisiana’s admitting privileges law

In June Medical Services, LLC v. Gee, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit upheld the constitutionality of Louisiana’s law requiring that abortion providers have admitting privileges at local hospitals. In so doing, the court distinguished the US Supreme Court’s 2016 decision in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, which involved a similar Texas […]