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Kentucky passes law banning abortions due to sex, race, or disability of the unborn

Here and here are stories from LifeNews and the National Right to Life News about this development in Kentucky. On March 19, 2019, Governor Matt Bevin signed the law banning abortions if a reason for the abortion is the sex, race, or disability of the unborn baby. This law is similar to the Indiana law that […]

6th Circuit upholds Ohio law prohibiting funding of organizations that perform abortions

Here is a short note by Ed Whelan describing today’s decision by the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in Planned Parenthood v. Hodges. By a vote of 11-6, the court upheld the constitutionality of Ohio’s law prohibiting state funding of organizations (such as Planned Parenthood) that perform abortions.

good column by Richard Doerflinger on infanticide

Here is a link to a good column by Richard Doerflinger on the connections between abortion and infanticide, and the proposed Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. Here is his conclusion: “But now a “Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act” would simply implement what Congress said in 2002: Because the child surviving an abortion is a person, […]

very good article by David Smolin–“A Religious Pro-Life Critique of Roe, Casey, and Abortion Rights Rhetoric”

Here is a link to a very good article by David Smolin (Cumberland Law).  The article is entitled “Aborting Reason and Equality: A Religious Pro-Life Critique of Roe, Casey, and Abortion Rights Rhetoric.” Here is a paragraph from his introduction: “Thus, religion’s role in regard to abortion is primarily that of calling society to apply […]

Judge refuses to enjoin Missouri’s admitting privileges law

Here is a link to a National Right to Life News story about a recent decision by a federal judge in Missouri refusing to enjoin Missouri’s admitting privileges law.

“The International Implications of Overturning Roe v. Wade”

Here is a link to a good essay by Stefano Gennarini on the implications of the reversal of Roe v. Wade. He concludes that reversing Roe “would also deal a severe–and perhaps even fatal–blow to the campaign for an international right to abortion.”