The Supreme Court Should Protect Unborn Children with Down Syndrome
Regardless of our nation’s polarized views on the policy and politics of abortion, it is clear that our Constitution does not include a right to abort children merely because of disfavored characteristics.
The #MeToo Moment: Second Thoughts on the Sexual Revolution
The #MeToo movement has generated widespread outrage over sexual harassment and the culture that condoned it.
The Alfie Evans Case Is Straight Out of a Dystopia
What began with a hospital’s deadly policy against a child with apparently permanent disabilities ended with a shocking totalitarian intervention by the state, annihilating his parents’ rights in order to ensure Alfie Evans’s demise.
Why the Pope is Fighting for Charlie Gard
Once again, Pope Francis is offering a powerful, profound and much-needed lesson to the entire world about how to love unconditionally our brothers and sisters on the peripheries and the grave perils of what he calls a “throwaway culture” that casts aside the weak and defenseless.
For SCOTUS, a New Era of Judicial Interference
The Supreme Court’s decision in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt marks a dramatic escalation in the controversial jurisprudence of abortion.
It’s Time to Defund Planned Parenthood
No amount of attacking the messenger or hair-splitting legal argument can change the fact that Planned Parenthood’s own medical directors have unwittingly offered rare and much-needed clarity about the nature of the business that Planned Parenthood has chosen, and shared (if inadvertently) the truth about precisely whose lives are destroyed as a result.
Video: “Fetal Pain, the Moral Imagination, and Our Common Humanity”
EPPC Fellow Carter Snead, Notre Dame law professor and director of the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture, spoke at the opening of the 2014 National Right to Life Convention. Click below to watch a video of his remarks.
Once More Unto the Breach
Consistent with its ruling in favor of the federal partial-birth abortion law, the Supreme Court should rule that an Oklahoma law that prohibits the non-FDA-approved use of abortion-inducing drugs is valid.
The Constitutionality of Protecting Unborn Babies at 20 Weeks
State legislation that would generally prohibit abortion of unborn babies who are capable of experiencing pain is constitutionally permissible.
Planned Parenthood’s Hostages
Breast-cancer victims are only the latest hostages taken by Planned Parenthood. Unless the organization is finally held to account, they will surely not be the last.