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Important Ruling from European Court on Euthanasia

Here is a link to a report from ADF International about an important ruling from the European Court of Human Rights. “In a major case on the right to life, the European Court of Human Rights ruled in favour of Tom Mortier, son of Godelieva de Troyer, who died by lethal injection in 2012, aged […]

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EPPC Pro-Life Statement

Here is link to very good statement from the Ethics & Public Policy Center. The statement is entitled “Protecting the Unborn: A Scholars’ Statement of Pro-Life Principle and Political Prudence.” The statement advances two key points: “the first of pro-life principle, the second of political prudence. First, the principle: Just as justice requires us to […]

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Abortion Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization

Elizabeth Kirk on “The Meaning of Kansas”

Here is a link to an excellent essay by Elizabeth Kirk entitled “The Meaning of Kansas: Lessons from a Pro-Life Defeat.” Kirk explores the lessons from the recent defeat of the Kansas “Value them Both” constitutional amendment. Kirk explains that the defeat is not properly understood as a rebuke of Dobbs.

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Richard Doerflinger on Cardinal John O’Connor

Here is a link to an excellent essay by Richard Doeflinger reflecting on the many pro-life contributions of Cardinal John O’Connor.

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Abortion Constitutionality Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization

“The Magnificence of Dobbs”

Here is a link to an excellent essay in Public Discourse by Michael Stokes Paulsen on the Dobbs decision Paulsen states: “Dobbs may be the most important, magnificent, rightly decided Supreme Court case of all time. It is restorative of constitutional principle. It upholds the values of representative, democratic self-government, and the rule of law, […]

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Roe and Casey Overruled!!!

In a tremendous victory for the pro-life movement, the Court overruled Roe and Casey. Here is a link to the Dobbs opinion.  Here is a link to a LifeNews story.

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Abortion Constitutionality

Iowa Supreme Court Says There is No Fundamental Right to Abortion

Here is a link to a story from the National Right to Life News about today’s decision from the Iowa Supreme Court. In a 2018 case, the Iowa Supreme Court found a fundamental right to an abortion in its state constitution. The Court has saw overruled that decision. If the US Supreme Court overrules Roe […]

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Abortion Constitutionality Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization

Paulsen on the Dobbs Draft

Here is an excellent piece by Michael Stokes Paulsen on the Dobbs draft. Here us his conclusion: “the Dobbs draft deserves three cheers — even if the cheering must remain tentative. The decision, if it turns out to resemble the draft, will join the pantheon of greatest Supreme Court decisions of all time.”

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Draft Opinion Overruling Roe and Casey

Here is link to the Politico report. The report includes a draft opinion overruling Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey. The draft opinion was purportedly written by Justice Alito and allegedly reflects the views of five Justices (Alito, Thomas, Kavanaugh, Gorsuch, and Barrett). The opinion is, of course, not final and opinions and […]

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Abortion Constitutionality

Good Essay by Michael Paulsen On the Essential Pro-Life Argument

Here is a link to a powerful essay in Public Discourse by Michael Stokes Paulsen on the fundamental pro-life argument. As Paulsen states: “it is important to keep one’s eye on the ball: the singular focus of the pro-life position should be on the unique, vulnerable, precious, living human being in the womb who is […]