The Legal Consequences of Dobbs

  The goal the pro-life movement has worked and prayed for over the last half-century has finally been accomplished. The Supreme Court has finally overturned Roe v. Wade[1] and Planned Parenthood v. Casey.[2] Here is the money quote from the majority opinion in Dobbs v....
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Covid in Ireland

The Covid pandemic has been a test of what we value most. First and foremost, it has asked whether we value freedom more than safety or vice versa. Like other crises, it brought to the fore once again considerations about the common good. Prolifers have had to ask themselves...
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She Buried Their Bodies

  [John Hirschauer is assistant editor of The American Conservative, where the following article was originally published on April 13, 2022. Reprinted with permission.] __________________________________ But after a long time, Salmanasar the king being dead, when Sennacherib...
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The Cult of Abortion

  [Seth Barron is the managing editor of The American Mind, an online publication of the Claremont Institute, and author of, most recently, The Last Days of New York. The following editorial was published on April 4, 2022 (https://americanmind.org) and is reprinted with the...
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Behind and Beyond the Shout for Abortion

  [Richard Stith is professor emeritus of law at Valparaiso University in Indiana and a member of the board of the Consistent Life Network, on whose website (https://consistent-life.org) the following article appeared on April 4, 2020. Adapted from an article first published...
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“The Traditional Ethic…”

[The following is the complete text of an editorial first published in California Medicine, the official journal of the California Medical Association (Sept., 1970; Vol. 113, No. 3). It was a seminal document in the abortion/euthanasia debate, and remains as relevant today as...
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Sacred Space

  For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well. My frame was not hidden from you, when I was being made in secret, intricately woven in...
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You Don’t Say!

  Abortion serves men, because it allows them sex without responsibility, and always has. “You take care of it.” A Democratic administration is intent on enshrining it. Who says they don’t open doors for us anymore? Which is why the hands-off-my-body placards at...
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Go to the Funeral

  “There was a funeral at school today.” I don’t suppose that’s something you often hear, but that was how my youngest son answered a recent “How was school?” query. Usually, since he’s sixteen, his response is mundane, often a little cynical. Why describe the school day...
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Silly-Clever Pro-Choice Arguments, and How to Take Them Down

It was an example of the kind I call “silly-clever,” borrowing the term from George Orwell. He used it in criticizing the work of the major Christian apologists of his day, including Chesterton and Lewis. (I don’t think his argument against them is very good, for what it’s...
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