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Sandra Fluke, Free Exercise, and the Contraception/Abortion Mandate

Sandra Fluke, Free Exercise, and the Contraception/Abortion Mandate

September 20, 2012 at 9:30 am 0 comments

by Adam Freedman No speaker at the recent Democratic National Convention – with the possible exception of Bill Clinton – generated more buzz than Sandra Fluke.  Fluke, of course, is the former law student who made headlines when she testified in Congress in favor of a then-proposed rule that would […]

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Casey, Originalism, and the Moral and Legal Personhood of the Unborn

Casey, Originalism, and the Moral and Legal Personhood of the Unborn

September 18, 2012 at 11:00 am 3 comments

by Ryan Mulvey Twenty years ago, in Planned Parenthood v. Casey,  the Supreme Court was given the opportunity to revisit the question of a woman’s so-called “right” to obtain an abortion before her unborn child’s “viability.”  Encouraged by the recent appointments of Justices Clarence Thomas and David Souter, pro-life advocates […]

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