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Florida Supreme Court Rejects State Right to Abortion

Here is a link to a National Right to Life News story about two decisions from the Florida Supreme Court. The Court rejected the argument that the Florida Constitution’s right to privacy protects the right to abortion. The case  upheld a law prohibiting most abortions after 15 weeks and paves the way for Florida’s heartbeat […]

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Chemical Abortion Case argued Before Supreme Court

Here is a link to a Scotusblog report on the chemical abortion case that was argued on March 26, 2024 before the US Supreme Court.

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Robert George on Human Embryos

Here is an excellent essay by Robert George entitled “Are Human Embryos Human Beings? Here is the conclusion: “The pro-life view depends on an undisputed scientific fact plus a moral principle that explains and vindicates the worth of infants and the cognitively impaired, and affirms the profound, inherent, and equal dignity of every member of […]

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Important Alabama Supreme Court decision on IVF

Here is a link to an excellent essay by Ryan Anderson on the Alabama Supreme Court decision on IVF. The decision strongly affirms the status of the unborn. Here is a bit from the essay– “the Alabama civil (not criminal) case was brought by the parents of IVF children, not opponents of IVF. The clinic keeping […]

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South Carolina Court Upholds Heartbeat Law

Here is a link to an article by Ed Whelan on the August 23, 2023 decision by the South Carolina Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of that state’s heartbeat law. The Court (by a 4-1 vote) rejected the argument that the law (which prohibits abortion after the detection of a fetal heartbeat) violated the state […]


Fifth Circuit Ruling on Chemical Abortions

Here is a link to a story by Ed Whelan on the August 16, 2023 decision by the Fifth Circuit. The appellate court upheld important parts of the trial court’s order that found that the FDA’s approval of mifepristone was unlawful. The lower court’s ruling is, however, on hold pending Supreme Court review. Here is […]


Margot Cleveland on the Abortion Pill Case

Here is a link to an essay by Margot Cleveland on the abortion pill case. Cleveland reviews Judge Kacsmaryk’s April 7, 2023 ruling enjoining the FDA’s approval of the abortion drugs (mifepristone and misoprostol).

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Oklahoma Supreme Court finds a Limited State Constitutional Right to an Abortion

Here is a link to a report about the March 21, 2023 decision by the  Oklahoma Supreme Court. The Court, in a 5-4 decision, found that the Oklahoma state constitution contains a limited right to an abortion when an abortion is necessary to save the life of the mother,

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Hadley Arkes on the Born-Alive Survivors of Abortion Protection Act

Here is a link to an excellent article by Hadley Arkes on the Born-Alive Survivors of Abortion Protection Act. The article traces the history of earlier legislation–the Born-Alive Infants Protection Act, in its various versions.  

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Richard Stith on the March for Life, Roe v. Wade, and Dobbs

Here is a link to a good essay by Richard Stith. Stith states: “I’m grateful that the majority of the US Supreme Court in its 2022 Dobbs case overturned the Court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade decision (and the 1992 Casey decision) that had declared the existence of a constitutional right to elective abortion. Some of my friends are disappointed, however, […]