Who or what is a “child”?
Margaret Somerville | 22 May 2013 |
Canada's Parliament lacks the courage to take a stand on defining when an unborn child will be protected by the law.
There’s always another choice
Anne Ponton | 09 May 2013 |
tags: abortion, premature birth, pro-choice
A Texas mother remembers how doctors struggled to save her premature twin daughters.
The President needs a history lesson
Robert R. Reilly | 30 April 2013 |
tags: abortion, Barack Obama, Planned Parenthood
The President's fulsome praise of Planned Parenthood ignores its shameful origin in racist eugenics.
Tasmania’s intimidating abortion bill
Michael Cook | 30 April 2013 |
tags: abortion, conscientious objection, Tasmania
Deregistration, heavy fines and jail terms threaten those who voice their opposition to abortion.
The real story of Savita’s tragic death
Caroline Farrow | 24 April 2013 |
Last year the death of an Indian woman was exploited as an example of Ireland’s “archaic” abortion laws. But the under-reported inquest tells a different story.
Quiet, please. Complacency at work!
Carolyn Moynihan | 16 April 2013 |
tags: abortion, Kermit Gosnell, New York Times
The New York Times has ignored an appalling abuse of human rights in nearby Philadelphia. What explains its indifference to the Kermit Gosnell abortion trial?
Why is Canada’s parliament tip-toeing around sex-selective abortion?
Margaret Somerville | 09 April 2013 |
tags: abortion, Canada, gendercide, sex-selective abortion
Debate is being stifled because the government is afraid to touch the third rail.
New frontiers in repressing dissent
Mishka Gora | 11 March 2013 |
Tasmania may be small, but it will punch far above its weight on the world stage in shutting down protests against abortion if a new bill is passed.
40 years after Roe v Wade, a deadly stalemate
G. Tracy Mehan III | 22 January 2013 |
tags: abortion, Roe v. Wade, US Supreme Court
Despite recent state restrictions and a growth in pro-life sentiment, more than a million lives are lost to abortion each year in the US.
Pro-lifers taking a new direction
William West | 15 January 2013 |
tags: abortion, human dignity, human rights, prisons, pro-life
Prison reform is human dignity issue that needs to be addressed urgently.
Science and the politics of personhood
Maureen L. Condic | 10 January 2013 |
tags: abortion, human rights,, science
Science can and should help determine sound public policy on matters that involve basic human rights.
The paradoxes of gun control
Tim Lee | 18 December 2012 |
tags: abortion, gun control
Schools are not the only places where children should be protected against a violent death.
A more than nominal problem
Karl D. Stephan | 13 December 2012 |
By tempting us to define our own reality, nominalism can throw a whole culture out of whack.
Finding common ground on Canadian abortion law
Margaret Somerville | 06 December 2012 |
tags: abortion, Canada, common ground
After years of debate, Canada has no law on abortion. Is is possible to find an acceptable compromise to rein it in?
Shoot first, aim later
Michael Kirke | 04 December 2012 |
tags: abortion, Ireland, media ethics
Ireland's Press Council was praised by the Leveson Inquiry. But it hasn't put a stop to the group think in the Irish media.