Alexandra DeSanctis

Visiting Fellow

EPPC Visiting Fellow Alexandra DeSanctis writes on abortion policy and the pro-life movement, as well as on other key topics at the intersection of politics, culture, and religion.

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EPPC Visiting Fellow Alexandra DeSanctis writes on abortion policy and the pro-life movement, as well as on other key topics at the intersection of politics, culture, and religion.

Ms. DeSanctis is a staff writer at National Review and publishes regular reporting and commentary for both the National Review print magazine and National Review Online. She hosts the National Review podcast “For Life” and speaks on college campuses and for conservative events across the country. Prior to becoming a staff writer, Alexandra spent two years as a William F. Buckley Jr. Fellow in Political Journalism with the National Review Institute. She graduated in 2016 from the University of Notre Dame with a bachelor’s degree in political science and minors in constitutional studies and theology. Her work has been published in the New York Times, the Wall Street JournalThe Atlantic, the Washington Post, the Washington ExaminerAmerica magazine, and the Human Life Review.

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Glenn Youngkin Speaks to Law Students, Emphasizes Value of State Government

Alexandra DeSanctis

The Virginia governor offered keynote remarks at the Federalist Society’s annual student symposium.

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National Review Online / March 8, 2022

Democrats’ Abortion Extremism Will Have Consequences

Alexandra DeSanctis

It is deeply damaging to our country that one of our major parties is so in thrall to the grave evil of abortion, which ends the lives of hundreds of thousands of unborn human beings each year.

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Washington Examiner / March 3, 2022

Ash Wednesday Tells Us the Truth about Who We Are

Alexandra DeSanctis

In a society that prefers to ignore or deny the inevitability of death, the start of Lent reminds us of reality.

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National Review Online / March 2, 2022

Senate Democrats Fail to Pass Extreme Pro-Abortion Bill

Alexandra DeSanctis

Senate majority leader Chuck Schumer scheduled the vote knowing full well that he didn’t have the support he needed to get it through.

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National Review Online / March 1, 2022

Senate Democrats to Vote Tonight on Radical Pro-Abortion Bill

Alexandra DeSanctis

The Women’s Health Protection Act reveals how extreme Democrats intend to be once Roe v. Wade is overturned.

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National Review Online / February 28, 2022

American Families Discover the Value of Catholic Schools

Alexandra DeSanctis

It’s no wonder that American families are turning to schools that not only remain open but that value parental input in their children’s education.

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National Review Online / February 24, 2022

The Real Science of Fetal Heartbeats

Alexandra DeSanctis

The New York Times publishes a ‘report’ attempting to debunk the science underlying pro-life heartbeat bills.

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National Review Online / February 15, 2022

The Real Reason They Want to Cancel Joe Rogan

Alexandra DeSanctis

Progressives hate free speech because they want to control what you think.

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National Review / February 1, 2022

The Truth about White Supremacists and Abortion

Alexandra DeSanctis

Pro-abortion writers recycle the false claim that the pro-life movement is entangled with racists.

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National Review / February 1, 2022

Exclusive: Virginia Attorney General Files to Remove State Support from Pro-Abortion Dobbs Brief

Alexandra DeSanctis

New Virginia attorney general Jason Miyares has filed a legal motion seeking to remove the state from a pro-abortion amicus curiae brief filed at the Supreme Court in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization.

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National Review Online / January 21, 2022

The Pro-Life Movement Is Profoundly American

Alexandra DeSanctis

The fight for life is the most recent effort to ensure that our country abides by the solemn words of the Declaration of Independence.

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National Review Online / January 19, 2022

Tearing Us Apart: How Abortion Harms Everything and Solves Nothing

Ryan T. Anderson

Announcing a new book equipping readers for the next chapter of the pro-life movement.

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National Review / January 18, 2022