Post Tagged with: "pro-life"

Retribution Doesn’t Get Us to the Death Penalty

Retribution Doesn’t Get Us to the Death Penalty

February 5, 2013 at 12:00 pm 1 comment

by Matthew Cavedon My friend and colleague Ryan Mulvey rests his recent defense of the death penalty on the theory of retribution. The punishment of a criminal, he writes, “must fit his crime; this could even mean the loss of his life.” That’s not the way retribution actually works in […]

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Pro-Life Attorneys Inspired to Defeat Abortion Step by Step

Pro-Life Attorneys Inspired to Defeat Abortion Step by Step

January 28, 2013 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

by Kelsey Hazzard Forty years ago, the Supreme Court handed down Roe v. Wade, which struck down democratically enacted limits on abortion. Ever since, the courts have been a critical arena in the abortion war. Nearly every piece of pro-life legislation is challenged in court by pro-abortion groups like the […]

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Community, Privacy, and Violence: Legal Abortion Endangers More Lives Than You Think

Community, Privacy, and Violence: Legal Abortion Endangers More Lives Than You Think

January 25, 2013 at 10:50 pm 0 comments

by Matt Cavedon Today, hundreds of thousands of Americans marched in Washington to protest abortion. Over a hundred million more, in every state in the country, believe abortion to be the crime of killing unborn children. In Roe v. Wade, a decision issued forty years ago last week, the Supreme […]

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Why “Pro-Life” May Mean Being “Pro-Death Penalty”

Why “Pro-Life” May Mean Being “Pro-Death Penalty”

January 17, 2013 at 8:30 am 3 comments

by Ryan Mulvey Should a pro-life activist be equally concerned with ending capital punishment as he is with prohibiting abortion?  Ultimately, one who cares to protect the fundamental right to life can consistently support the death penalty. In fact, respect for life may demand a retributive theory of justice that […]

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Republicans Shouldn’t Abandon the Pro-Life Movement

Republicans Shouldn’t Abandon the Pro-Life Movement

November 29, 2012 at 9:00 am 2 comments

by Kathleen Hunker  Republicans need not compromise their principles on abortion to win national elections. Ever since election night, a large crowd of political pundits have charitably contributed their two-cents on why the Republican Party lost and, more importantly, how it needs to change going forward. While the advice has […]

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The Dubious Argument that the Establishment Clause Bars Pro-Life Laws

The Dubious Argument that the Establishment Clause Bars Pro-Life Laws

October 25, 2012 at 10:15 am 2 comments

by Jessica Bell I’ll admit it: I read comments on online news stories. I like to get a sense of the opinions of laypeople who are motivated enough about a topic (or have enough free time) to weigh in. I have found that whenever the topic of abortion arises, invariably […]

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