Today, Slate asked women to comment on “Who Gets To Be a Feminist?” One woman responded that only one thing mattered to feminism: “You can’t call yourself a feminist if you don’t believe in the right to abortion.” This assertion flies in the face of history and of the well-reasoned convictions of scores of American […]
Denise Burke, Vice President of Legal Affairs for AUL, guest-blogged earlier this week at USCatholic.org. Burke’s guest post was made as part of Respect Life month guest-blogging at the site. An excerpt from Burke’s post: As I surveyed the past decade, I drew a great deal of sustenance and even pride from the pro-life movement’s […]
On Tuesday, September 28, 2010, a three-judge panel of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals issued an order extending their previous decision to allow federal funding for human embryo destructive research to continue. This “stay pending appeal,” like the panel’s previous decision, is temporary. The court will continue to consider the government’s appeal of U.S. […]
The number of state and federal laws providing legal recognition of and protection for the unborn child has grown substantially in recent decades, despite the Roe v. Wade decision. That’s because the Roe decision was focused on abortion and did not address the states’ capacity to legally protect the unborn child, as a human being, […]
Video remarks by Dr. Charmaine Yoest of AUL were presented today at the Smart Girl Summit 2010, sponsored by Smart Girl Politics.