Here is a link to a story by Stefano Gennarini on the new executive order from President Biden. As expected, Biden rescinded the Mexico City Policy, which prevents US funding of groups that perform or promote abortion.
Here are some more details about the speakers at the Cardinal O’Connor Conference on Life this Saturday at Georgetown. Seán Cardinal O’Malley, Archbishop of Boston Panel: “The End of Intelligent Debate” Mona Charen, syndicated columnist and political analyst Richard M. Doerflinger, Associate Director of the Secretariat of Pro-Life Activities for the United States Conference of […]
Here is a video of Teresa Collett’s talk at Franciscan University Steubenville about the history of contraception laws. She spends significant time on the “right to privacy” discovered in the Griswold v. Connecticut case that was used in Roe v. Wade. She also spends significant time discussing the HHS mandate, referring to the possible abortifacient effect […]
Here is the Lifenews story on Vice-President’s remarks on China’s one-child policy. http://www.lifenews.com/2011/08/22/biden-to-china-not-second-guessing-one-child-policy/ Biden said he wasn’t “second-guessing” China’s policy, although he did note that the policy was not sustainable because there wouldn’t be enough young people to support any sort of social safety net for the elderly. Biden ignored the coercive measures (forced abortions and […]
The NYT reports that parents of infants in China are claiming that government officials are abducting their children and selling them on the black market. The story is here. Congressman Chris Smith (NJ), a staunch prolifer, has worked for years to awaken the American people and government to the evils of China’s one child policy. […]
Thanks to Richard for posting the links to Wesley Smith and Ryan Anderson’s reactions to David Brooks. Independent of Brooks’ endorsement of abandoning our efforts to extend human life (something more easily embraced from an American armchair than, say, an African AIDS hospital), Brooks misses the bigger issue for our budget. Most of our social […]
In 2007, Caitlin E. Borgmann, another former Center for Reproductive Rights lawyer turned law professor, established the Reproductive Rights Prof Blog. The blog contains this description of its purpose and scope: Welcome to the Reproductive Rights Prof Blog, a member of the Law Professor Blogs network. This blog aims to provide resources, news, and information […]
Marie Smith, wife of Congressman Chris Smith, runs a remarkable organization, the Parliamentary Network for Critical Issues (PNCI). PNCI coordinates efforts among members of democratically-elected legislatures – collectively known as parliamentarians – to advance respect for the inherent value, worth, and inviolable dignity of every human being from fertilization until natural death. The PNCI website […]
Steven Mosher, one of the foremost researchers on forced abortion in China, will speak on Sunday, January 23, at the Students for Life of America National Conference in Bethesda, Maryland. Please consult the Students for Life website at http://www.studentsforlife.org/for more information.