Ohio constitutional amendment could enshrine access to abortion and transgender surgeries

  Ohio is considering a sweeping amendment to the state constitution that would not only enshrine abortion protections in the state constitution but also support transgender surgeries for minors. The Ohio Ballot Board approved the proposal last month, and it just needs to...
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Go to the Mattresses?

  Just when we thought the federal judiciary had given over its avocation of sorting through the moral questions that surround the issue of abortion, lo, the federal judiciary resumed its avocation of sorting through the moral questions that surround the issue of abortion....
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Standing and the Texas Abortion Pill Case

The following is reprinted with permission from Edward Mechmann’s blog, Stepping Out of the Boat, where it originally appeared April 11, 2023 _______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Pro-lifers are applauding...
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Wyoming Bans Abortion Pills

  Wyoming took an important step to reduce abortion last week: It just outlawed abortion pills, becoming the first state to explicitly do so. Thirteen other states outlaw abortion pills via blanket abortion bans, and 15 others limit abortion pill access. Wyoming’s decision...
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Legal Issues on Chemical Abortions

  This article was originally posted by Edward Mechmann’s blog Stepping Out of the Boat on March 10, 2023 ____________________________________________________________________________________ In January 2023, the FDA announced a new policy that permits a woman to obtain...
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HHS weighs declaring access to abortion a “public health emergency’

  In response to the overturn of Roe v. Wade, the Department of Health and Human Services is weighing the possibility of declaring  a “public health emergency” more evidence of a concerted effort by the Biden administration to expand abortion access nationwide. “There are...
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Rihanna’s Super Bowl pregnancy announcement is an unexpected pro-life moment

      When Rihanna performed at the Super Bowl halftime show this week, she shocked the world by revealing a baby bump. While her performance itself may not have been altogether family-friendly, Rihanna has recently surprised onlookers by being an advocate for...
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Abortion and Magical Legal Thinking

  The pro-abortion bitter-enders in the legal community are continuing to thrash about in search of a magic spell that will resurrect Roe v. Wade. Their latest attempt is the absurd proposition that abortion is guaranteed by the Thirteenth Amendment. That’s right, the Civil...
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State Constitutions and Abortion Rights

    When the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, they returned the battle over abortion rights to the states. Since then, there has been a lot of activity in state legislatures either to expand or restrict abortion. Some state laws that pre-dated Roe, or which were...
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Minnesota passes one of nation’s most permissive abortion laws

  Minnesota just passed one of the nation’s most permissive abortion laws when its Democratic governor signed the bill on Tuesday. In the state Senate, the Protect Reproductive Options Act passed along party lines on Saturday after 15 hours of debate, with Democrats...
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