Alexandra DeSanctis

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EPPC Fellow Alexandra DeSanctis writes on culture and family issues, with a particular focus on abortion policy and pro-life advocacy, as a member of the Life and Family Initiative.

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EPPC Fellow Alexandra DeSanctis writes on culture and family issues, with a particular focus on abortion policy and pro-life advocacy, as a member of the Life and Family Initiative.

DeSanctis has been a writer at National Review since 2016, where she covers politics, elections, culture, and abortion policy. She first joined NR as a William F. Buckley Jr. Fellow in Political Journalism with the National Review Institute and since 2018 has been a staff writer. She has been a regular commentator on NR’s podcast “The Editors.”

Her writing has been published in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, and The Atlantic, among other publications. She speaks for high-school and college audiences across the country about abortion and the pro-life movement.

DeSanctis is co-author, with Ryan T. Anderson, of the 2022 book Tearing Us Apart: How Abortion Harms Everything and Solves Nothing.

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Two Years After Dobbs

Patrick T. Brown

In June 2022, the Supreme Court handed down its decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, correctly finding that…

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PDF / June 20, 2024

Real Women’s Health Care Doesn’t Require Killing

Alexandra DeSanctis

Senate Democrats host a public hearing designed to mislead the public about the reality of health care after Dobbs.

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Countercultured / June 4, 2024

Some Thoughts for 2024 Graduates

Alexandra DeSanctis

What meaning or purpose will direct the course of your life?

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Countercultured / May 29, 2024

The Single Christian

Alexandra DeSanctis

A plague of loneliness is to be found in more than just the broader, secular culture.

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Religion & Liberty Online / May 17, 2024

Idaho Defends Its Pro-Life Law at the Supreme Court

Alexandra DeSanctis

The Biden administration is twisting federal law in an attempt to prevent Idaho from enforcing its protections for unborn children.

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Countercultured / April 24, 2024

Love Is Stronger than Death

Alexandra DeSanctis

My rally keynote at last week’s Colorado March for Life.

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Countercultured / April 16, 2024

Learning from Early Feminists about the Abortion Debate

Alexandra DeSanctis

Consent to sex, in other words, is no longer viewed as consent to the possibility of pregnancy and parenthood.

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National Review / January 25, 2024

The true and mighty handmaid’s tale

Alexandra DeSanctis

Our Lady’s “yes” in response to the angel’s message was the loftiest choice ever made by exercising true human freedom.

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Our Sunday Visitor / December 29, 2023

Abortion Doesn’t Control the Future

Alexandra DeSanctis

In her new memoir, Britney Spears shares her experience of abortion—and there are plenty of lessons in her sad, all too familiar story.

Countercultured / October 18, 2023

The GOP Debate Exposed Democrats’ Extremism on Abortion

Alexandra DeSanctis

There’s no question that Democrats support unrestricted abortion until birth.

National Review Online / August 24, 2023

Old School

Alexandra DeSanctis

Why classical education is making a comeback.

National Review / August 10, 2023

Feminists and Contraception

Alexandra DeSanctis

Many are aware that the Pill can cause unpleasant side effects during its use.

Human Life Review / August 1, 2023