Clarke D. Forsythe

Clarke D. Forsythe is senior counsel at Americans United for Life and the author of Abuse of Discretion: The Inside Story of Roe v. Wade.

Clarke D. Forsythe is senior counsel at Americans United for Life and the author of Abuse of Discretion: The Inside Story of Roe v. Wade.

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The Blackmun Myth

Last month, a federal court upheld South Dakota’s law that women seeking abortion be informed “that the abortion will terminate the life of a whole, separate, unique, living human being.” ...
Politics & Policy

An Aborted History

When the Supreme Court revisits partial-birth abortion on November 8, the history of abortion and infanticide will be front and center. History will be front and center because some justices ...
Politics & Policy

Sandra D’s Swan Song

The Supreme Court’s decision today in the New Hampshire parental-notification case is, realistically, the best that New Hampshire could have hoped for under the circumstances. With the Court balanced 4-4 ...
Politics & Policy

Supreme Opportunity

An overwhelming majority of Americans (70-80 percent) support notifying parents before an abortion on a minor girl, and for good reason. Minors are usually too immature to assess the safety ...
Politics & Policy

Justice Restraint

Americans who cherish constitutional freedom and self-government will miss the presence of Chief Justice William Rehnquist on the U.S. Supreme Court. Appointed in 1971, he has served 34 years ...
Politics & Policy

Breaking The Rules

The sharpening debate in the U.S. Senate over whether Democrats can block President Bush’s judicial nominations by filibuster raises the basic question of the scope of the Senate’s constitutional role ...
Politics & Policy

A Pro-Life Mistake

Someone’s overdosing on President George W. Bush’s reelection. There are, reportedly, plans afoot in some states to introduce bills prohibiting abortion in 2005. The old proverb “Zeal without knowledge is ...