Yelp Slaps Crisis Pregnancy Centers with Warning Label

  Crisis pregnancy centers are under attack again. This time, from Yelp. The local business review site announced that it will affix warning labels to pro-life centers telling potential clients that such centers “typically provide limited medical services and may not have...
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APPENDIX B: Don’t Forget Andrew Cuomo’s Other Coronavirus Victims

In late April 2020, while field hospitals built with millions of dollars stood empty and the USNS Comfort prepared to leave NYC after having only treated 182 patients, Governor Cuomo announced that further construction on such sites would halt, because they were unnecessar...
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A Searcher for Truth

  I read with sorrow the obituary [Norah Vincent, Who Chronicled Passing as a Man, Is Dead at 53 – The New York Times (nytimes.com)] of Norah Vincent, who, at age 53, committed medically-assisted suicide in Switzerland on July 6. I did not know of her previously. It is...
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Dobbs and Constitutional Limits on Abortion

  In Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the Supreme Court reversed Roe v. Wade and declared that it was returning abortion regulation to the “people and their elected representatives.” The collective freedom of political choice that Dobbs affirmed sounded plenary....
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Appedix A: Envy in the Age of Social Media

More than fifty years before the term “social media influencer” was coined, Rene Girard identified the social role played by those whose attractiveness and authenticity inspired others to want to be like them. The advertising industry has always known of our mimetic desires....
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Real Deficiency

  Scenes that touch on abortion from a pro-life perspective are rare in mainstream Hollywood movies, and therefore worth acknowledging, even celebrating, when they appear. Recently I was watching Creed II, the (believe it or not) seventh sequel in the Rocky series. Like...
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Planned Parenthood to Spend $50 Million on Midterm Elections

  The midterm elections this fall will determine whether many states can implement further abortion restrictions in the wake of the Supreme Court’s Dobbs decision. A legislature made up of pro-life politicians could be the difference between life-saving laws and maintaining...
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Georgia Recognizes Preborn Babies’ Personhood with Tax Credits for Parents

  News this week suggests Georgia is keeping its pro-life statutes consistent. Abortion is illegal in the Peach State after a preborn baby’s heartbeat is detected, and last week the state’s department of revenue announced that it is recognizing these preborn babies (fetuses...
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Insurance that Would Benefit Us All

  My eldest son has moved from having a job into the world of having a career. At some point, we asked him about his benefits package, as he is fast approaching an age when he will need to provide his own insurance plan. He assured us that he has medical insurance with all...
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What Was the Vote About?

The proposal was an attempt to overturn a 2019 ruling by the Kansas Supreme Court, which held that the right to an abortion was “fundamental” under their state constitution. The amendment would have made clear that Kansas’ constitution doesn’t guarantee a right to abortion or...
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