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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Poll Finds Soaring Support for School Choice

Alexandra DeSanctis

A new survey finds that seven in ten Democrats now back education freedom.

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National Review / March 21, 2022

GOP Senator Introduces Bill Requiring Pre-Abortion Ultrasound

Alexandra DeSanctis

Abortion providers are reluctant to let women see an ultrasound because that imagery is powerful and reveals the truth about what happens in an abortion.

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National Review / March 10, 2022

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