Category Archives: Roe v. Wade

Harry Blackmun’s former clerk speaks about Roe V. Wade

By Sarah Terzo Edward Lazarus — Former clerk to Harry Blackmun, the author of Roe V. Wade: “As a matter of constitutional interpretation and judicial method, Roe borders on the indefensible. I say this as someone utterly

Four huge myths about overturning Roe v. Wade

By Paul Stark, Communications Associate, Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life Editor’s note. This appears in the July issue of National Right to Life News. Please read the issue in its entirety, pass it along to your pro-life

Pro-abortionists laud Roe’s imaginary role in promoting female equality

By Dave Andrusko In response to President Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, the pro-abortion movement, of course, is attacking Kavanaugh for being exactly the kind of nominee the President promised he would submit to the Senate:

Challenging misleading preconceptions About Roe v. Wade

By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation I was disheartened recently while watching Fox News coverage of the U.S. Supreme Court. A news anchor cited a misleading poll purporting that more than 60 percent of Americans

Roe v. Wade subverted the Fourteenth Amendment to impose abortion on demand

By Paul Stark, Communications Associate, Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life In 1868, in the wake of the Civil War, the Fourteenth Amendment was added to the U.S. Constitution. It affirms (in part): “No State shall … deprive

New Gallup Poll Shows Massive Opposition to Roe v. Wade

By Right to Life of Michigan Every year Gallup does polling on the issue of abortion. They are one of the better polling outfits, because they will ask more specific questions than most others. For the first

Why the Supreme Court’s 1992 “Casey” decision is so wrong

By Paul Stark The U.S. Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision made abortion legal nationwide in 1973. Fewer Americans know about the Court’s Planned Parenthood v. Casey ruling, which reaffirmed but also significantly altered the Roe decision.

45 years later… still lifting the veil of ignorance

By Dave Andrusko Earlier this week, NRL News Today posted a terrific summary of pro-life victories this legislative session written by Ingrid Duran, NRL State Legislative Director. Yesterday, I wrote a post, based on a new poll

Millennials, the Holocaust, & Roe v. Wade

By Katie Franklin Last week, a new survey was released on Holocaust Remembrance Day, revealing an astonishing finding: Two-thirds of US millennials don’t know what Auschwitz is. Leaders from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany,

The positive ripple effects of “rolling back” Roe v. Wade

By Dave Andrusko Since this is the last post of the day, let me get right to it. The Abortion Industrial Complex has known for years and years that no matter how many misrepresented polls they trot

Reflections on the anniversary of Dred Scott and its uncanny parallels to Roe v. Wade

By Dave Andrusko Tip of the hat to POLITICO for an excellent piece by Andrew Glass reminding us that it was this day, 161 years ago, that the Supreme Court handed down its awful Dred Scott v. Sanford

Harry Blackmun’s daughter speaks about her father’s Roe v. Wade decision

By Sarah Terzo (The following is taken from Anne Hendershott’s, The Politics of Abortion, where Hendershott analyzes what Justice Blackmun’s daughter, Sally Blackmun, wrote in her introduction to Gloria Feldt’s book, The War on Choice.) Sally Blackmun,