Facebook Shouldn’t Censor Pro-Life News Outlets
This month, the New York Times ran an op-ed by Rossalyn Warren entitled “Facebook Is Ignoring Anti-Abortion Fake News.” In the piece, Warren expresses displeasure over the fact that articles from pro-life websites such as LifeNews.com and LiveAction.org …
Compelled Speech in California? Justices Will Hear Pro-Lifers’ Complaint
Last week the Supreme Court agreed to hear National Institute of Family and Life Advocates v. Becerra, a challenge to California’s Reproductive FACT Act, which Governor Jerry Brown signed two years ago. The law targets the state’s approximately 200 …
‘Neither of the Above’ in Alabama? Doug Jones on Abortion Is a Zealot
Roy Moore is undoubtedly in trouble in Alabama. And yet, even as his Senate campaign rapidly takes on water in the wake of credible allegations that he sexually assaulted two teenage girls when he was in his thirties, the Alabama …
Pro-Choice Movement Cheers for Jane Doe’s Successful Abortion
It’s time to pop the champagne, folks. The ACLU is declaring victory this morning, announcing that justice has prevailed for Jane Doe, an illegal-immigrant minor in U.S. custody who has received the abortion procedure she requested.
This is …
In Blocking Abortion Legislation, Democrats Will Display Their Extremism
What would America’s abortion policy be if the number of months in the gestation of a human infant were a prime number — say, seven or eleven? This thought experiment is germane to why the abortion issue has been …
The Washington Post fact-checker, Michelle Ye Hee Lee, investigated the following claim:
“Seven out of 198 nations allow elective abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.”
— statement of Trump administration policy, Oct. 2, 2017
After a lot of explanation and apparent consternation, the Post came …
Abortion Is Wrong Even If the Fetus Is Not a Person
Have you noticed how political debates over abortion often degenerate into egregious and intellectually unserious demagoguery?
This shouldn’t surprise — such debates often function as arenas for persuasion at any cost, which has the unfortunate consequence of making truth less …
The House of Representatives has to its credit passed a bill that would limit abortions performed after the 20th week of pregnancy. We urge Mitch McConnell to undertake every exertion to get it through the Senate and put it on …
The GOP Governor Will Pay a Price for Taxpayer-Funded Abortion in Illinois
If you’re from Illinois, you’re accustomed to, and therefore not surprised by, politicians making questionable judgment calls. There were the attempts by the convicted and now imprisoned former governor Rod Blagojevich to sell the U.S. Senate seat …
Governor Bruce Rauner has signed a radical pro-abortion bill into law in Illinois, and he lied to the state’s voters in order to put himself into the position to do so.
Rauner, a successful private-equity investor and philanthropist, sought …
The Democrats’ Suicide Pact with Hardcore Abortion-Rights Purists
About Jerry Brown and abortion (see below): His record is mixed.
Bottom line: conventional pro-choice Democrat.
But the middle lines include some curious statements and executive decisions that a hardcore, never-give-an-inch pro-abortion-rights Democrat should find concerning.
Which means that those …
Where Are the Recovery Babies?
It was no surprise when fertility dropped following the Great Recession. In the developed world, there’s a pretty consistent relationship between the economy and childbearing: The two rise and fall together.
Almost a decade later, though, with unemployment heading …
Supreme Court to Decide if FACT Act Hacks Away at First Amendment
Should pro-life pregnancy-care centers be compelled to provide free advertising for abortion providers like Planned Parenthood? On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to consider this very question, which the case National Institute of Family and Life Advocates v. …
The Government Must Facilitate an Abortion, a D.C. Court Is Poised to Rule
Late Friday, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals held that the Department of Health and Human Services was not required to release an unaccompanied minor illegally present in the United States from custody to obtain an abortion — at least …
Celebrate the Human Life Review
If you are traveling to New York City next week to attend NRI’s fourth annual William F. Buckley Jr. Prize Dinner, on October 25, consider spending an extra night in the Big Apple to celebrate the Human Life Review’s …
Pro-Life Women Don’t Loathe Their Own Womanhood
If we believe the social elites, it’s truly a trying time to be a woman in America.
Just last November, millions of us were coerced by our own deeply embedded (very deeply, in my case) loathing of our womanhood …
Senators, Pass the Ban on the Abortion of Fetuses Capable of Feeling Pain
Can unborn children feel pain, and, if so, should they be protected from the painful experience of abortion?
On Tuesday afternoon, the House of Representatives passed the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, based on research showing that fetuses can probably …
On Late-Term Abortion, Liberals Are the Real Science Deniers
For years, liberals have tarred those who question climate-change research as “deniers” of scientific facts. The label was meant to equate disagreeing with computer models that predict a rise in temperatures with denying the Holocaust. It’s a clever tactic …
K-Lo’s, and J-No’s, Causes
At the outset, I ask her, “Are you Kathryn Jean Lopez? Are you Kathryn Lopez? What are you?” “I’m K-Lo,” she says. That’s right: People far and wide know her by that nickname, bestowed by John J. Miller (“…
Ireland Will Vote on Abortion Next Year — Social Conservatives Play Defense
In 1989, the eminent Irish historian J. J. Lee described the 1983 passage of the constitutional amendment outlawing abortion in Ireland as a “vulgar farce” owing to the fact that abortion was already illegal and not in danger of becoming legal “in …