There is evidence that legalization of same-sex marriage is associated with higher rates, ratios and rankings of abortion in American States. That information was compiled and presented to the Supreme Court of the United States in an amicus brief filed in Obergefell v. Hodges by more than 100 scholars of marriage in support of the […]
A former student of mine works for the Catholic Diocese of Lincoln, Nebraska. He asked me to write a guest column for the diocesan newspaper clarifying what the teaching of the Catholic Church is regarding the death penalty. Since this is a topic of interest to many people, both Catholics and non-Catholics – in the […]
A new Gallup poll asked a random sample of 1,020 American adults whether they’d prefer to have a girl or a boy if they could only chose one. Forty percent said they prefer a boy, 28 percent said they would want a girl, and the rest didn’t mind either way or weren’t sure. This survey is […]
The feminist group The Susan B. Anthony List invites persons interested in defunding Planned Parenthood to attend its teleconference and web simulcast Monday 3-7-11, 9 PM EST. Registration is available through www.ExposePlannedParenthood.com.
All Girls Allowed has issued a new video about gendercide (the killing of female unborn and newborn children) as practiced in the People’s Republic of China. Please consult its website: http://www.allgirlsallowed.org/how-end-gendercide.
A colleague on the Italian American Professionals group on LinkedIn posed the following question: “Since the death rate in Italy exceeds the birth rate, Italians are a disappearing race. How do we stop this from happening?” My response is as follows: “May I also suggest that you support the pro-life movement in Italy? As you […]
I need quality scholarly, not polemic, articles dealing with the role of the father in the abortion decisions of characters in contemporary Jewish fiction. Other literary theories are being addressed, but there is a paucity of work in the feminist area, most of the critical literature discussing the mother’s perspective. The anticipated date of presentation […]
Life Decisions International, the group that successfully defunds abortion groups like Planned Parenthood through corporate boycotts, now makes its Caleb Report and other special reports available to members by email. According to its website, at least 261 corporations have ceased funding Planned Parenthood for “more than $40 million.” Persons interested in monitoring such corporate boycott activity can […]
Colleagues who presented papers at the International Association of Asian Studies earlier this year may be contacted by the US-China Education Review. A UFL colleague will submit his paper on abortion in the works of Mo Yan and would be happy to assist others in the preparation of their work.
Colleagues who need information about Judaism’s view on the life issue of abortion may find the website of the Jewish Pro-life Federation helpful: http://web.me.com/tomcecilysam/Jewish_Pro-Life_Foundation/Home.html.