Erika Bachiochi


Is Hellerstedt this Generation’s Roe?

There is no question that the Supreme Court’s decision yesterday in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt is a win for abortion clinics and their doctors. Whether the decision is a victory for women and for liberty, we ought not be so sure.

Rendering the Sexed Body Legally Invisible: How Transgender Law Hurts Women

The gross misappropriation of executive power to utterly remake the meaning of very basic legal terms threatens not only the structure of our government, it threatens the rule of law itself. This distortion of legal language is a particular threat to laws concerning women.

VIDEO: Erika Bachiochi at Human Ecology Conference

On March 17, 2016, EPPC Fellow Erika Bachiochi spoke at the Human Ecology Conference at the Busch School of Business at Catholic University. Click here or click below to watch a video (Mrs. Bachiochi’s remarks begin at the 33:30 mark):

Abortion and the Supreme Court’s Misguided Notions of ‘Autonomy’

It is high time that the Court abandon the fiction that abortion serves women’s dignity and equality.

A Matter of Interpretation

As the nation grieves the passing of a great jurist, it’s worth taking a close look at the precise contours of Justice Scalia’s towering contribution to statutory and constitutional interpretation.

Feminism and Abortion: What Would Susan Say?

Equality arguments for abortion rights are so commonplace today that perhaps we don’t see the tragic ironies as our forbearers, Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, would have seen them. The suffragists presumed that the evil of abortion would be abolished by the elevation of women; today’s feminists assert that women’s elevated status depends upon the right to sacrifice the vulnerable.

Just Like a Woman

The quest for sexual autonomy has hardly been the boon for women most pro-choice feminists seem to think. A genuinely feminist sexual ethic is needed, one that doesn’t reduce women to biologically challenged men.

It’s Feminist to be Against Abortion

Abortion betrays women by having us believe that we must become like men — that is, not pregnant — to achieve parity with them, professionally, socially, educationally.

VIDEO: Is Legal Abortion Necessary for Sexual Equality?

On October 4, 2013, EPPC Fellow Erika Bachiochi took part in a debate at the Terrence J. Murphy Institute for Catholic Thought, Law, and Public Policy at the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota. Click here or click below to watch a video of the debate: More details on the participants from the event’s organizer: […]