“The Roe framework, then, is clearly on a collision course with itself. As the medical risks of various abortion procedures decrease, the point at which the State may regulate for reasons of maternal health is moved further forward to actual childbirth. As medical science becomes better able to provide for the separate existence of the …Continue reading "“The Roe framework, then, is clearly on a collision course with itself.”"
By Senator James Lankford (R-Ok) The sound of a baby’s heartbeat in the womb is a sound you will never forget. But every two seconds a baby is aborted, meaning that with every beat of your heart, a baby loses his or her right to life. If that sounds sad and shocking, it’s because it …Continue reading "Overturn Roe v. Wade because children are children, no matter how small"
By Dave Andrusko We are two months and a week out from commemorating the 49th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. We are a little over two weeks away from the High Court addressing Dobbs vs. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. On December 1, the justices will hear oral arguments in Mississippi’s “Gestational Age Act” which prohibits …Continue reading "The 19 months that culminated in Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation “Like anybody, I would like to live a long life. Longevity has its place. But I’m not concerned about that now. I just want to do God’s will. And He’s allowed me to go up to the mountain. And I’ve looked over. And I’ve seen the …Continue reading "While the evil culture of Abortion, fostered by Roe, is destined to fall"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation I once attended a talk where the female attendees were shocked to learn that the total number of abortions in the U.S. at that point was more than 58 million. (Now it is more than 62 million.) Nearly 900,000 abortions occur each year–more than 32,000 in Pennsylvania alone. …Continue reading "Roe v. Wade’s death toll more than 62 million victims"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation During a CNN Town Hall event last week, President Joe Biden asked at one point, “What am I doing here?” One could take that admission in a lot of different directions but as far as single-issue pro-lifers are concerned, that question basically sums up his Presidency …Continue reading "When it comes to abortion, pro-lifers agree with Biden: “What am I doing here?”"
By Dave Andrusko In light of the cases about to be heard by the Supreme Court, it is no exaggeration to see human dignity hangs in the balance. When you ponder whether it is thumbs up or thumbs down for the littlest American, you can hardly do better than by Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr., …Continue reading "Human dignity hangs in the balance"
By Lisa Bourne Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch filed a reply brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in the Dobbs case Wednesday, emphasizing the need to overturn Roe v. Wade and its companion Planned Parenthood v. Casey. Fitch also argued in the brief that abortion policymaking is “for the people to decide.” “Finally forced to defend …Continue reading "Mississippi attorney general to SCOTUS: Get rid of Roe, Casey, let the people decide"
She Reminds Us What’s At Stake in Abortion By Benjamin Clapper, Executive Director, Louisiana Pro-Life Federation Yesterday morning, ABC News published its first interview with “Baby Roe”, the daughter of the late Norma McCorvey, the woman at the center of Roe v. Wade. As the film ‘Roe v. Wade’ shows, McCorvey, born in Simmesport, was …Continue reading "Daughter of Jane Roe Speaks Out"
By Dave Andrusko The Biden-Harris administration made its opposition official today. In a 39 page amicus the justice department rejected the position of the state of Mississippi that the Supreme Court uphold the state’s 2018 “Gestational Age Act.” “Under principle of stare decisis–and because Roe and Casey were and remain correct–the court should again “reaffirm …Continue reading "Why Roe deserves to fall"
By Dave Andrusko As the last (and brief) post of the week, let me refer to a Facebook post from an old friend. For 36 years Richard Doerflinger worked tirelessly for Secretariat of Pro-Life Activities of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. His breadth of expertise was, and is, breath-taking. In his post, Doerflinger quoted …Continue reading "About that Roe “precedent”"
By Dave Andrusko We pick up today where we left off last week in our series of overviews of important amicus briefs filed in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization which the Supreme Court will hear this fall. We began this series on July 22, and it continues to be well received. …Continue reading "Two law professors’ amicus brilliantly explains why Roe must go"