Post Tagged with: "personhood"

Ariel Castro and Abortion as Murder

Ariel Castro and Abortion as Murder

May 13, 2013 at 8:30 am 12 comments

by Laura Giunta Ariel Castro could face the death penalty for forcing unwanted abortions on the women he kidnapped. This shows a double standard in the law, where an unborn child only has rights when we find it convenient.      While pro-abortionist activists contend that an unborn fetus is not […]

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Pro-Life Without God

Pro-Life Without God

May 1, 2013 at 8:30 am 66 comments

by Kelsey Hazzard As the president of Secular Pro-Life, I have been asked to present the non-religious case against abortion.  But actually, you’ve probably heard it already.  Many people who hear the secular arguments against abortion simply fail to recognize them as secular, because they expect pro-life apologetics to have […]

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The Progeny of Roe: After-Birth Abortion and Other Evils

The Progeny of Roe: After-Birth Abortion and Other Evils

February 23, 2013 at 8:00 am 1 comment

by Teresa Ackley Today marks the one-year anniversary of the now infamous article published by the Journal of Medical Ethics, entitled ‘After-birth abortion: why should the baby live.’ Inside, the authors argued in favor of legal infanticide—what they termed after-birth abortion. You read that last sentence correctly. The authors, a […]

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Complacency is Not an Option for the Pro-Life Movement

Complacency is Not an Option for the Pro-Life Movement

February 7, 2013 at 9:30 am 0 comments

by Marie Connelly This year marks the 40th anniversary of abortion’s insertion into the United States Constitution.  Time Magazine recently published an article lamenting the failure of the pro-choice movement during the years since Roe v. Wade’s passage, while noting the corresponding achievements of pro-lifers.  Although this uncharacteristic honesty may […]

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Tackling the “Mystery of Life”

Tackling the “Mystery of Life”

October 2, 2012 at 9:00 am 0 comments

John D. Shea Part II of II In Part I, Mr. Shea explained that the Supreme Court Jurisprudence avoids the question of fetal person. In Part II, Mr. Shea discusses three of the most prominent strategies aimed at exploiting this gaping hole in the Court’s abortion jurisprudence.  It may come as […]

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The “Mystery of Life” is Still a Mystery for the Supreme Court

The “Mystery of Life” is Still a Mystery for the Supreme Court

September 25, 2012 at 9:00 am 1 comment

Part I of II by John D. Shea “Personhood” and its corresponding rights are among the most controversial and yet seemingly illusive topics in current Supreme Court criticism. The Supreme Court’s definition of “Personhood” is like its definition of pornography – “it’s hard to define, but you know it when you see it.” […]

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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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