HOT TOPIC: Supreme Court leaves in place Kentucky abortion restriction

https://www.politico.com/news/2019/12/09/supreme-court-leaves-in-place-kentucky-abortion-restriction-078843 The Supreme Court on Monday left in place a Kentucky law requiring abortion providers to perform an ultrasound and show and describe it to the patient, regardless of the...
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Private Lives, Public Policies, and Abortion

  Every advance in information technology and every expanded frontier for its use seems to propagate media stories of new ways that governments and industries are infringing upon the once sacrosanct zone of individual privacy. From facial recognition software to cars that...
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HOT TOPIC: Maria McFadden Maffucci on Fertility-Positive Apps Scare Big Abortion (Newsmax)

  Abortion AF, which has a national campaign to bully and harass pregnancy centers, is now attacking a fertility app, FEMM (Fertility Education and Medical Management). For those who might not be aware, fertility apps are a thing. There are currently over a hundred, and they...
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Why We Repeat the Mistakes of the Past

  “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” This oft-quoted phrase, usually attributed to the philosopher George Santayana, was probably coined by Edmund Burke when he said “Those who don’t know history are doomed to repeat it.” A more trenchant...
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Spina Bifida: Where Some Have Led the Way

  “The baby won’t live to be fourteen.” Our grandmother would announce her skepticism about my cousin’s life expectancy as easily as she would announce that the weatherman had predicted rain. Of course, there was nothing magic about the age of fourteen—every anticipated...
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“Fake” and “Hate”: Taking Four-Letter Words to a New Low

  As if “shouting your abortion” were not enough, the abortion industry in the United States has taken another turn for the worse. A relative newcomer to their ranks is the Abortion Access Front/Force (AAF), an organization that glorifies abortion while “humorously”...
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When “No” Protects a Great “Yes”

  The law of the LORD is perfect, reviving the soul; the testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple; the precepts of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart; the commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes (Psalm 19:7-8).  Ever since Eve encountered the...
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Primal Screams: What Begat Identity Politics

I’m traveling in a few days to my 60th high-school reunion. I know what you’re thinking: Sixty?!! Why, someone as handsome and virile as you—30’s got to be more like it! Thanks, but 60 is right. And for all the pain of the admission, that stark pair of numerals highlights the...
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Editor Maria McFadden Maffucci Senior Editors Ellen Wilson Fielding Mary Meehan William Murchison Managing Editor Anne Conlon Consulting Editor, Europe Mary Kenny, London Contributors Lynette Burrows James Hitchcock Rita L. Marker William McGurn George McKenna David Quinn Wesley...
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The Beautiful Mother

My ex-husband’s mother had a poet’s will. She was a silken beauty, vulnerable, observant, wondering where I belonged. I told her the forced abortion is why I left my marriage. However, she never said a word to him, and he never said a word to her about it. But she and I...
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