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March for Life

Pro-Life Push to Overturn Roe v. Wade in the Grand Tradition of American Democracy

What’s more democratic: The Supreme Court imposing a controversial abortion right on the entire country or allowing that contentious issue to be debated and ultimately decided by the people through their elected representatives or voter referenda? Read More ›
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Biden Administration’s Plan to Destroy Medical Conscience is Un-American

If news reports are right, the Biden administration intends to force doctors and nurses to participate in abortions—even when it violates their religious beliefs. It plans to force Catholic hospitals to violate Church teachings by requiring them to provide sterilization and gender transition procedures, even on children. Read More ›
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WHO Demands Allowing Abortion through Ninth Month

There can no longer be any doubt: The international public-health establishment has gone absolutist on allowing abortion at any time, for any reason, without restrictions of any kind. Read More ›
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Now, a California Bill to Permit Infant Death by Neglect

One blue-state bill that would allow a born baby to be neglected to death might be an anomaly. A second that does that — and perhaps could be interpreted to allow infanticide, also — is a pattern. The cultural Left is blazing new grounds of depravity. Read More ›
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Newborn baby holding mother's hand.

Bioethicist Asks, ‘Does Birth Matter?’ Answers, ‘No’

The core problem with contemporary bioethics is that the movement denies human exceptionalism. In this view, being human is morally irrelevant. What matters are capacities, such as the ability to value one’s life, which make one a “person.” Read More ›
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Pro-choice Planned Parenthood demonstration holding a sign

Texas Heartbeat Law Beats Strongly, Inspires Other States to Follow Suit

The Texas heartbeat law has given tens of thousands of Texas babies a second chance at life. The pro-life movement embraces women in unplanned pregnancies and stands ready to help them. The current situation in Texas gives us a peek into a post-Roe world. Yes, we can love them both and save them both, and we must. Simply put, the (heart)beat goes on. Read More ›
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Doctors Kill 10 Percent of All Babies Who Die in Flanders

There is no such thing as a little euthanasia. Granting doctors (and, increasingly, nurses) a license to kill eventually corrupts medicine — from the beginning of life to the far reaches of old age. Those with eyes to see, let them see. Read More ›
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The Case Against Naming Ezekiel Emanuel to Lead the FDA

If you think Dr. Anthony Fauci is a controversial figure in the fight against COVID-19, you may not have seen anything yet. Politico—the Democrats’ favorite publication for leaking their future plans—just reported that President Joe Biden is seriously considering nominating bioethicist Ezekiel Emanuel to lead the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Read More ›
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Crying Newborn Cut Umbilical Cord

Brit Baby’s Death Ruled Better Than Small Chance of Living — Again

Readers may recall the Charlie Gard and Alfie Evans cases from the U.K. — in which doctors both wanted to remove life support and prevent the children from being transferred to other hospitals willing to continue care. Because the law in the U.K. permits courts to decide the “best interests” of children in medical extremis, the MDs got their way. Read More ›
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Laurence Tribe Opposes Private Enforcement of Abortion Laws but Okays It for Animal Rights

The Left always howls when the Right adopts its tactics. Take the idea that public policy should be enforced via private citizen civil litigation. Texas just passed such a law about abortion and the political Left is stomping its collective feet. Lefty law professor Laurence Tribe has co-authored a piece in the New York Times to complain. Read More ›