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.

Miss 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 Wall Street JournalThe Atlantic, the Washington Post, the Washington ExaminerAmerica magazine, and the Human Life Review.

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‘How Much Is a Human Life Worth?’

Alexandra DeSanctis

Andrew Cuomo and his fellow Democrats work to save lives from COVID-19 while targeting human life in the womb.

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National Review Online / May 7, 2020

Planned Parenthood’s Ambassador to CBS News

Alexandra DeSanctis

Kate Smith poses as a neutral reporter, smuggling her support for abortion into her work and sacrificing her objectivity for scoops from prominent abortion-rights groups.

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National Review Online / April 27, 2020

Drinking with Your Patron Saints During a Pandemic

Alexandra DeSanctis

A book on cocktail-making gives Catholics a new hobby for time stuck indoors.

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National Review Online / April 26, 2020

When This Is Over

Alexandra DeSanctis

This time of uncertainty and isolation could change us for the better, if we let it.

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National Review Online / April 14, 2020

An Easter People, Now More Than Ever

Alexandra DeSanctis

Our current crisis has revealed the significance of Lent and reminded us of how desperately we need Easter.

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National Review Online / April 12, 2020

Why We Miss Baseball

Alexandra DeSanctis

At a time like this, we need the game that makes time stand still.

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National Review Online / April 6, 2020

Reclaiming the ‘F Word’

Alexandra DeSanctis

A new book traces the history of American feminism and how it became entangled with the abortion-rights movement.

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National Review Online / March 28, 2020

Farewell to the Pro-Life Democrats

Alexandra DeSanctis

Congressman Dan Lipinski has been ousted by a progressive challenger who attacked him for failing to support abortion rights.

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National Review Online / March 19, 2020

The Pro-Life Movement You’ve Never Heard Of

Alexandra DeSanctis

For decades, groups and individuals with vastly different cultural backgrounds, religious views, and political goals have set aside their conflicting preferences on other issues to campaign against abortion.

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It’s Still Not Because She’s a Woman

Alexandra DeSanctis

Elizabeth Warren’s campaign failed not because of misogyny but because she’s a dishonest, incompetent politician.

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National Review Online / March 9, 2020

Pro-Life and Pro-Choice Demonstrators Meet Outside the Supreme Court

Alexandra DeSanctis

The Court heard oral arguments this week in the abortion case June Medical Services v. Russo.

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National Review Online / March 4, 2020

How Democrats Get Away with Justifying Infanticide

Alexandra DeSanctis

Media inaccuracy and bias provide cover for lawmakers to oppose commonsense pro-life legislation.

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National Review Online / February 27, 2020