Here is a report (“Wave of anti-abortion bills advance in the states”) from the Associated Press on new legislation restricting abortion. http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_ANTI_ABORTION_SURGE?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT Richard M.
That assessment is from Frances Kissling, former head of “Catholics for Choice.” This assessment came in a recent opinion piece in the Washington Post. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/02/18/AR2011021802434.html Kissling notes the “increasingly sophisticated arguments” of pro-lifers and also notes that public opinion is shifting toward the pro-life side. She states that “we can no longer pretend the fetus […]
The March for Life this last Monday was a great success, and a testimony to the growing appeal of the culture of life to young people. http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/youthful-march-life_536951.html The event was ignored by a lot of the media. See this LifeNews story. http://www.lifenews.com/2011/01/26/abc-cbs-nbc-new-york-times-all-ignore-march-for-life/ Here is a link to a story in the Washington Post. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/01/24/AR2011012402577.html Here is a link […]
Here is the Amazon link to Jane Gilroy’s new book entitled “A Shared Vision: The 1976 Ellen McCormack Presidential Campaign.” http://www.amazon.com/Shared-Vision-McCormack-Presidential-Campaign/dp/1432755064/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1280603411&sr=8-3 Jane presented some of this story at the 2005 UFL conference. Here is a link to her paper from the 2005 conference. http://www.uffl.org/vol15/gilroy05.pdf Jane, who was the vice-chair of McCormack’s campaign committee, is uniquely […]
Clarke Forsythe’s book “Politics for the Greatest Good: The Case for Prudence in the Public Square” is worth reading. Here is the Amazon link. http://www.amazon.com/Politics-Greatest-Good-Prudence-Public/dp/0830829229 Clarke makes the case for pursuing incremental change, an approach that he has helped to implement in his role at Americans United for Life. A recent review of Clarke’s book by Michael New is […]
On August 4th, Kenya will hold a referendum to approve a new constitution. While Kenya needs a new constitution to address serious political problems, pro-abortion advocacy groups have hijacked the reform process and managed to insert provisions in the draft constitution that will lay the foundation for abortion-on-demand in this pro-life country. It is likely […]
There has been a lot of controversy about Elena Kagan’s testimony in her Supreme Court confirmation hearings as it relates to the issue of partial birth abortion. Americans United for Life has just released a powerful analysis of the whole matter. See http://www.aul.org/featured-images/Kagan-Ethics-Report.pdf Richard M.
On June 23, 2010, the Politico website published an intriguing item entitled “Predicting an end to Roe v. Wade.” http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0610/38899.html That prediction was made by Walter Dellinger a former Acting Solicitor General in the Clinto Administration and a long time professor at Duke. Dellinger’s prediction was based on the idea that Roe has become a target of […]