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.
Here is a link to an excellent essay by Richard Doeflinger reflecting on the many pro-life contributions of Cardinal John O’Connor.
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, […]
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.
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 […]
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.”
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 […]
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 […]
Here is a link to an excellent paper by John Keown, which was recently published in the Cambridge Law Journal. The paper is entitled “The Logical Link Between Voluntary and Non-Voluntary Euthanasia.” Here is the abstract– “The logical “slippery slope” argument is of key relevance to the ongoing debate about “assisted dying”. The argument runs […]
Due to the great editing work of Don Flanagan, the new edition of Life & Learning is now available at this link. Life & Learning is University Faculty for Life’s annual scholarly publication. The volume largely includes papers from our annual conferences. Father Joe Koterski S.J. edited these volumes for three decades. After Father Joe’s […]