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Justice Barrett Would Extend Scalia’s Legacy

Amy Coney Barrett’s record, both as a judge and in her earlier career as a distinguished law professor at Notre Dame, shows both her profound commitment to Justice Scalia’s principles of textualism and originalism and her stellar ability to implement them.

Amy Coney Barrett: A New Feminist Icon

Feminism is changing, and Barrett’s replacement of Ruth Bader Ginsburg will show how.

Feminists Should Be Celebrating Amy Coney Barrett

One would be hard-pressed to find a woman who has navigated the difficult trenches of career success and motherhood as ably as Amy Coney Barrett.

Democrats’ Anti-Catholic Bigotry Is All About Abortion

Amy Coney Barrett is not the only potential judge who’s had her faith maligned by the Left in the name of protecting legal abortion.

Packing the Supreme Court Is a Horrible Idea. Democrats Must Reject It.

The judicial branch’s primary virtue, and the reason it is a separate branch of government, is that it’s nonpolitical.

Why Finding Justices Who Will Overturn Roe v. Wade Hasn’t Been Easy, And What to Do About It

Any effort to seat justices who will overturn Roe needs to take account of the serious political obstacles that stand in the way. We must not surrender in the face of these obstacles. But we must recognize them in order to navigate through them.

Senator Hawley’s Judicial Test on Roe v. Wade Won’t Work

Political realities can be confronted and transformed, but they cannot simply be imagined away. Unfortunately, Senator Hawley’s pro-life litmus test promises no more success in the future than it would have had in the past.

The Cost of the Evangelical Betrayal

The Trump presidency, which has produced few significant legislative or governing achievements, has inflicted gaping wounds on the Republican Party, conservative causes, and the evangelical movement.

Another Victory for the Little Sisters of the Poor

The belief that the government, or employers compelled by the government, ought to subsidize contraception stems from a fundamentally incorrect, irrational view of contraception as a necessary component of holistic health care.

The Way Forward After June Medical

Now is the time to get back on our feet and return to the work of building a civilization of love, radical hospitality, and legal protection for unborn children and their mothers.