What New York’s “Limited Service Pregnancy Center” Bill Really Represents

New York lawmakers always find new ways to promote abortion. As the legislative session mercifully approached its end, they passed a package of bills designed to enhance New York’s already-secure status as the Abortion Capital of America. Most of the bills are purely...
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Abortion Extremism on the Loose

This article was originally posted on Stepping Out of the Boat: Ed Mechmann’s Public Policy Blog, on May 9th, 2022, and is re-posted with permission. _________________________________________________________________ Last week we saw the leak of a draft opinion in the major...
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Leaked Supreme Court Draft Suggests Roe and Casey May Be Overturned

From the beginning, the politics and legal theory of abortion have embodied contempt for human life and for the law. The leaking of this document continues that, and will undoubtedly lead to further erosion of respect for the sanctity of the legal process. Unfortunately, it’s...
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The Texas Abortion Law Reaches the Supreme Court

  [Edward Mechmann is an attorney and Director of Public Policy for the Archdiocese of New York. The following is reprinted with permission from his public policy blog “Stepping Out of the Boat” (October, 25, 2021).] The Texas heartbeat law continues to generate controversy,...
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What Colombia’s Recent Law Reveals About Abortion Campaigns in Latin America

  For decades, the nations of Latin America have been the targets of a sustained, well-funded campaign to legalize abortion. It has come under various guises—to promote population control, improve reproductive health, enhance the equality of women, end unsafe abortions, and...
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New Bills to Legalize Infanticide

Just when you think pro-abortion advocates can’t get any more barbaric and inhumane, they prove you wrong. Two appalling bills introduced in state legislatures are the latest example. They want to legalize infanticide. The bills are from California and Maryland, two of the most...
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Idaho’s Abortion Ban: How It’s Different than the TX Law

  Novel abortion law experiments continue. Within our federal system, our fifty states enjoy great freedom to experiment with laws that they believe are in the interests of their citizens. In a sense, this is like the scientific process, where different approaches can be...
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Abortion Law Itself Depends on ‘Vigilante’ ‘Private Attorneys General’

The Washington Post’s critique of the Texas Heartbeat Law misses this irony. One person’s “vigilante” is another person’s “private attorney general.” It all depends on whose side you’re on. An interesting opinion piece disguised as a news...
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Arizona Bill Reveals New Frontiers in Abortion Litigation

  Pro-life legislative activism on the state level is heating up in advance of the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health. One bill that’s moving forward in Arizona gives us a glimpse into what may be the next frontier of abortion...
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Abortion Advocates Are Losing the Race to Replace Roe

Wide majorities of Americans reject the radicalism of abortion without limits. And if Roe and Casey are overturned, there will be a dramatic shift in American law toward protecting preborn human lives.
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