Here is a link to a LifeNews story on the ACLU suit challenging the constitutionality of Arizona’s ban on abortions for race and sex selection. http://www.lifenews.com/2013/06/03/aclu-sues-to-allow-abortions-based-on-race-whos-the-racist-now/?pr=1 This is an interesting and risky move by the ACLU. Laws restricting abortion for race and sex selection are popular. Supporters of abortion rights have increasingly argued that abortion […]
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Here is a link to a federal district opinion invalidating Idaho’s Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. http://howappealing.law.com/McCormackVsHearn-DIdaho-030613.pdf Here is a link to a National Right to Life News story on the decision. http://www.nationalrighttolifenews.org/news/2013/03/judge-overturns-idahos-pain-capable-unborn-child-protection-act-opening-the-door-to-an-eventual-hearing-before-the-supreme-court/ Richard M.
The Witherspoon Institute‘s Public Discourse is beginning a daily symposium commemorating the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. Contributors include: Ryan T. Anderson, “On the Fortieth Anniversary of Roe v. Wade: A Public Discourse Symposium” Elise Italiano, “Forty Years Later: It’s Time for a New Feminism” Michael New, “Abortion Promises Unfulfilled” Daniel K. Williams, “The Real Reason […]
The second installment of Frank Beckwith’s analysis of the Roe decision has been posted on The Catholic Thing web page. In this part, Beckwith address two components of Blackmun’s opinion, “(1) the argument from the claim that the fetus is protectable under the Fourteenth Amendment if it is in fact a person, and (2) the […]
The full United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit will be hearing oral argument today in Centro Tepeyac v. Montgomery County. The suit, filed by a crisis pregnancy center, challenges a Montgomery County law that forces such centers to notify women that the centers do not have a medical professional on staff and encouraging […]
Here is a link to a LifeNews.com story describing Planned Parenthood’s opposition to a bill in Utah that would ban sex-selection abortions. http://www.lifenews.com/2012/12/03/planned-parenthood-opposes-bill-to-ban-sex-selection-abortions/ Richard M.