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The First Red Wave

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Love Favors Life

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Georgia Supreme Court reinstates heartbeat abortion ban

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Fit to Serve


Notes on Advent

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The Moral Muck of “Crawdads”


The Spiritual Law of Gravity

NEWSworthy: Madeline Fry Schultz

Voters in five states choose to support abortion

NEWSworthy: Madeline Fry Schultz

After Roe, legal abortions in the United States dropped 6 Percent

SUMMER 2022:

The issue that saw the overturn of Roe

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Black Swan in the Pro-Life Personality


Where Women Fear to Tread

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Election 2022

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The Autonomy Ideology


Bad Arguments

Truth and Reason in Defense of Life

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Unpacking the Latest Ruling on TX Heartbeat Law 

The long and winding road of the Texas heartbeat law has taken yet another strange turn with a new ruling by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. The ultimate validity of the law is still unresolved. But the key point is that while litigation continues, the law will continue in...
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Busboys and Poets Cancels Event of Democrat Group—for Being Pro-life

A popular Washington, DC restaurant chain was set to host a breakfast for Democrats for Life of America (DFLA) this weekend in conjunction with the March for Life at the Capitol. That is, until word got out that Busboys and Poets was allowing a pro-life group to use its space,...
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Innocents Then and Now

Bleak and brutal. These words come to mind today—December 28, the Feast of the Holy Innocents—when the Church remembers the children who were murdered in what the poet John Donne calls “Herod’s jealous general doom” (“La Corona”). Of course, no words, poetic or prophetic, can...
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Before You Were a Twinkle in Your Father’s Eye

The other night while dial-surfing on FM radio for some music, I came upon a talk-radio guest sputtering excitedly: “The people behind the 15-week ban on abortion in Mississippi are trying to change the definition of viability!” The nerve! Not only an assault on abortion rights...
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Pastoral Reflections

A Tale of Two Villages

As we drove through the beachfront resort community, our guide pointed out all the homes of famous people. These were second (and third) residences that belonged to people who lived elsewhere most of the time. Gesturing to one of them, he told us a little about the famous movie...
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Herod Revisited

For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him (John 3:17).  During Christmas week the church commemorates the Feast of the Holy Innocents, honoring the infant victims of Herod’s effort to wipe out the...
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Insisting on Life

Fighting for Life in Ireland

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! This day brings fond memories of many happy celebrations at the McFadden’s New York City apartment, which was next to the parade route. My parents welcomed family and friends for what was truly a multi-cultural event: German food, because my Dad’s mom was...
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Insisting on Life: Debut Post!

Welcome to Insisting on Life, where I will be greeting you weekly with news, commentary, great links and special guests. The name is the title we gave to our collection of essays by the late, great journalist and Review contributor Nat Hentoff, whom we honored in 2005 as our...
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