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Violence Lets Planned Parenthood Rebound at the End of 2015

Violence Lets Planned Parenthood Rebound at the End of 2015 By Lynn D. Wardle, Bruce C. Hafen Professor of Law at BYU Law School. The year 2015 exposed some of the sleazy underside and disturbing practices of the commercialized abortion industry in the United States. Consequently, the past year was a difficult year for the […]

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Does Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage Cause An Increase in Abortions

There is evidence that legalization of same-sex marriage is associated with higher rates, ratios and rankings of abortion in American States.  That information was compiled and presented to the Supreme Court of the United States in an amicus brief filed in Obergefell v. Hodges by more than 100 scholars of marriage in support of the […]

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Abortion and Maternal Health: The Great Falsehood

One of the great factual frauds that Justice Harry Blackmun and six other Justices propounded in deciding Roe v. Wade is the claim that abortion generally are safer than childbirth.   Justice Blackmun, for the majority, declared: “Appellants and various amici refer to medical data indicating that abortion in early pregnancy, that is, prior to the […]

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Wait and Think About It

Utah reportedly has the longest abortion waiting period in the country.  In 2012 the Utah legislature extended the mandatory waiting period before abortion from 24 hours to 72 hours.  The executive director of Planned Parenthood in Utah called it “the most onerous law in the land.” The sponsor of the Bill, Rep. Steve Eliason, rejected […]

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The abstract of another pro-abortion law review article

The abstract of another pro-abortion law review article has been published on the SSRN Medical-Legal Studies ejournal. It is: “Abortion Law in Transnational Perspective: Cases and Controversies – Introduction”   Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights Series, University of Pennsylvania Press, pages 1-10, 2014 REBECCA J. COOK, University of Toronto – Faculty of LawEmail: rebecca.cook@utoronto.ca JOANNA N. ERDMAN, Dalhousie University […]

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What Effects Would Redefining Marriage Likely Have On Children Of Heterosexuals? Testing Competing Hypotheses With European Data re: Marriage, CBOW & Abortions

Social scientists and commentators have offered opposing hypotheses about the likely effects on children of redefining marriage in genderless terms.  Some advocates of the redefinition have postulated that, by “expanding” marriage to include same-sex couples, such a redefinition would strengthen the overall marriage culture and thereby increase the percentage of children raised by two parents […]

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2014 Supreme Court Abortion Rulings

2014 Supreme Court Abortion Rulings The Supreme Court of the United States has rendered on June 26th, the second of two abortion-related decisions this month.  Both rulings were victories for the pro-life advocates. In McCullen v. Coakley, ___ U.S. ___, 135 S.Ct. __ (June 26, 2014) (9-0; 5+3+1) Massachusetts’ law banning standing on a sidewalk […]

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Does The Adoption Of Genderless Marriage Lead To More Abortions?

Does The Adoption Of Genderless Marriage Lead To More Abortions?   Among the six European nations that first allowed same-sex marriage—either overtly or indirectly—there appears to have been a substantial increase in abortion.  Those six nations are listed in the following chart, which shows the years in which each nation either redefined marriage in genderless […]

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U.S. Teen Pregnancies, Births and Abortions Decline

A recent report by the Guttmacher Institute shows that pregnancy, birth and abortion rates of U.S. teenage women (ages 15-19) have declined significantly in the past two decades.  U.S. teen pregnancy rates reach historic lows, available at http://www.guttmacher.org/media/nr/2014/05/05/index.html (viewed 9 May 2014).   The greatest, sharpest most profound drops have been in teen pregnancies and […]

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The University of La Verne College of Law Law Review Symposium on February 28, 2014, focused on “Cause Lawyering.”  One of the panels focused on Reproductive Rights.  The panel of three persons consisted of a lawyer for the ACLU, a lawyer for Planned Parenthood, and Professor Lynn Wardle, a pro-life law professor and Board member […]