Edward Mechmann is an attorney and Director of Public Policy for the Archdiocese of New York.


CA Adopts TX-Law Model That Could Hurt Pregnancy Centers

The law of unintended consequences is inexorable and dangerous. Last week, the Supreme Court handed down a decision about the Texas six-week abortion ban. That law was constructed specifically to make it difficult for abortion clinics to challenge the law before it went into...
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Thoughts on the Dobbs Oral Arguments

(Reprinted with permission from Stepping out of the Boat, Ed Mechmann’s public policy blog, December 2, 2021. Image thanks to Feminists Choosing Life of New York.) Ed Mechmann is a life-long New Yorker, a graduate of Columbia College and Harvard Law School, and a former...
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Questions and Concerns About the Texas Abortion Statute

Saving lives is always a paramount objective. But we have to make sure that when we do that, we don’t sacrifice our principles and create other grave harms.
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Symposium: Pro-life in the Time of Trump

We asked our participants to reflect on “Pro-life in the Time of Trump,” and offered them the following two opposing views to consider: Charles Camosy writing the day after the election in Crux, and Marjorie Dannenfelser quoted in Susan B. Anthony List’s press release the same...
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