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An Economic Case for Abortion?

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Free Will, Faith, and . . . Abortion?

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Questions and Concerns about the Texas Abortion Statute

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The Women’s Health Protection Act: Democrats Attempt to Legislate Roe and Doe

Pastoral Reflections: Victor Lee Austin

Prayers of the Faithful


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Roe v. Wade for Dummies

On December 1, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization (an abortion clinic), a case challenging the legality of a Mississippi law that bans abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy. Mississippi has asked the Court to overturn Roe v. Wade...
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“The Law is a Ass”

You may recognize the fractured English in my title as the considered judgment of Mr. Bumble, the selfish, scheming, self-satisfied character in Oliver Twist. In true Dickensian style, he lives up to his name as his petty plots while working as parish beadle backfire, leaving him...
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Pastoral Reflections

Pro-Life Together

At its core, the pro-life movement is about extending the protection of the law to unborn children. But prolifers should still care about winning over the hearts and minds of those who don’t share this commitment, not least because broad...
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The Holy Rosary

  Because Catholics celebrate the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary on October 7, the whole month of October is dedicated to the Holy Rosary. Originally called the feast of “Our Lady of Victory,” it was established by Pope St. Pius V to...
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Insisting on Life

Humanize: Wesley Smith’s Exceptional New Venture

In this age of constant shouting of opposing talking points, it is refreshing to listen to actual discussions and respectful dialogue about the most crucial issues of our time.
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Listening to the Heartbeat of the Pro-life Movement — Catholic World Report

Our good friend and Human Life Review contributor, Edward Short, has written an engaging profile of the Review for the Catholic World Report, Listening to the Heartbeat of the Pro-Life Movement.  In it,  he also asks your servant about the Texas Heartbeat act, and the prolife...
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The Business of Family Planning

  The global contraceptives market was estimated to be $22 billion in 2016  and...
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Active and Passive Euthanasia

  Because of recent advances in medical technology, it is today possible to save...
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Why Roe/Casey Is Still Unsettled

In his first public criticism of the Supreme Court’s decision in Dred Scott v....
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Abortion Looming in Ireland

When last I wrote for this publication, Ireland had been through a huge national and...
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