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 Saving the Law

On the human level, salvation comes from restoration of the essential features of our humanity: reason over irrationality, responsibility over fate, an orientation toward love over the bestial tendency to rivalry. The pro-life movement, insofar as it affirms the basic humanity of...
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A Case for the Revocation of Roe v. Wade

  On January 22, 1973, the United States Supreme Court issued its controversial Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion. This decree virtually dismantled the customary social standards by which Americans lived, and ushered in an era of social divisiveness. I. How Did This...
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Hanko and Embodiment

The digitization of the Japanese bureaucracy appears inevitable. The hanko, although still used everywhere today, may be destined to end up in museums alongside the typewriter and the floppy disk.
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HOT TOPIC: Victims Challenge New York’s Reproductive Health Act in Historic Lawsuit (Thomas More Society)

“New York has stripped women and their families of their ability to pursue justice for those deaths,” said Christen Civiletto, one of the attorneys filing the federal action.
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Introduction Fall 2020

This is the third issue the Human Life Review family has produced from home, one of us, Christina Angelopoulos, also responsible for shepherding her 11-year-old twin daughters through Zoom-school. And all of us trusting in whatever the Almighty has planned for the future.
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Epiphany 2021

  January 6, 2021, would have been my brother Robert’s 61st birthday. He died of cancer on December 28, 1994, the Feast of the Holy Innocents, at age 34. Always at this time of year, Robert is present in the minds and hearts of his family and friends—we share memories, eat...
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Why My Brother Won

Robert and I used to commiserate with each other about this: how the violence allowed the media to paint us all as extremists, how frustrating it was to see the harm that the Pensacola killings did to the movement. I remember one day last August, a few weeks after the Hill...
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BOOKNOTES: HOW TO GROW A HUMAN: ADVENTURES IN HOW WE ARE MADE AND WHO WE ARE Reviewed by Jason Morgan

HOW TO GROW A HUMAN: ADVENTURES IN HOW WE ARE MADE AND WHO WE ARE Philip Ball (The University of Chicago Press, 330 pp., 2019, $25.00) Reviewed by Jason Morgan   According to Philip Ball, we live in a golden age of cellular biology. Ball ought to know. He is a prolific...
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After January 5th

The call of the church is to transcend the “myopias and smallnesses” of our present circumstances.
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Vaccinations, Life, and the Common Good

Most of us have a commonsensical grasp of the common good, which we can apply easily if we do not allow ourselves to be misled. Pro-life arguments can be strengthened by appeals to the common good. Pro-choice forces, however, often encourage us to misunderstand or neglect the...
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