Here is a link to a recent (February 24, 2020) 7-4 decision by the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit rejecting a challenge to HHS Regulations implementing Title X of the Public Health Service Act. Title X prohibits grant funds from being used in programs where abortion is a method of family […]
Here is a link to an opinion from the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit affirming a lower court opinion enjoining Mississippi’s law banning abortions after the detection of a fetal heartbeat. The court’s brief per curiam relied on existing precedent.
Here is a link to a good article by John Conley in America magazine about a panel presentation at the annual conference of the American Philosophical Association. The panel was hosted by Jorge Garcia and featured talks by Celia Wolf-Devine, Anthony McCarthy, and Francis Beckwith. Here is Conley’s concluding paragraph: “The most compelling argument against […]
Here is a link to a press release from the US Department of Justice describing an amicus brief the DOJ filed earlier this week. The brief, filed with he US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, supports the constitutionality of Ohio’s law banning abortions due to a diagnosis of Down Syndrome.
Here is a link to an excellent essay by Erika Bachiochi that was published today in The Atlantic.
Here is a link to an essay by Paul Sullins describing his new study on abortion and mental health. (I mentioned this study in a recent post.) Sullins focuses on the mental health implications of the abortions of wanted pregnancies.
Here is an interesting op-ed by Teresa Collett (former president of University Faculty for Life). Collett discusses legislative proposals to significantly restrict abortion. She states: “While I share the supporters’ desire to protect all unborn children from abortion, these efforts will prove legally ineffective and politically harmful.”
Here is a link to a story in the National Right to Life News about a new paper on fetal pain. Here is a link to the paper, which was recently published in the Journal of Medical Ethics. Here is the abstract of the paper: “Fetal pain has long been a contentious issue, in large part because […]
The 47th anniversary of the Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade is next week. Here is a link to my article entitled “Re-Reading Roe v. Wade,” which was presented at Washington & Lee Law School at a 2013 conference organized by Sam Calhoun. Here is a link to an article by Clarke Forsythe entitled “A Draft […]
Here is a link to an important new study by Dr. Paul Sullins. Here is a bit from Dr. Sullins: “Almost all mainstream Western social science and medical associations assure us that ‘women who terminate an unwanted pregnancy by abortion experience no more mental health problems than women who deliver such a pregnancy’. These statements […]