by | Jun 13, 2019

The abortion industry is nervous about the reduction in its profits that may result from state laws prohibiting the termination of a pregnancy after a fetal heartbeat can be detected. This anxiety is exacerbated by the possibility that the Supreme…

by | May 21, 2019

Since last week, when Alabama joined several other states — Georgia, Mississippi, and Ohio among them — in passing a bill seeking to greatly restrict legal abortions within its borders, the Left has gone almost completely berserk in protest. This…

by | May 21, 2019

So. When the U.S. Supreme Court numbered abortion among our precious constitutional rights, we expected everlasting bliss? Anything but the present knock-down, drag-out over Roe vs. Wade and its prospects for survival? I mean, we’re stunned to see state legislatures moving…

by | May 2, 2019

Kansas adopted its constitution in 1859. Abortion was largely illegal then, as it was in most of the country. Who counted as a person mattered then. The state was born in violence, as pro-slavery forces unsuccessfully attempted to impose their…

by | Sep 7, 2018

As Senator Richard Blumenthal complained of Republicans violating Senate “norms” in conducting the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearings on Tuesday, his fellow Democrats opted to violate a few. “The protests are not normal, but these are not normal times,” Jennifer Epps-Addison…

by | Sep 5, 2018

What’s the point, really? Beyond political theater, that is. The Kavanaugh smearing — I mean, for political science purposes, hearing — has naught to do with Senate inquiry into the fitness of Judge Brett Kavanaugh for service on the nation’s…

by | Jul 12, 2018

President Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh bids fair to push the Supreme Court away from “penumbras” and other confabulations that have blighted the Court’s product for decades. Naturally, the Oppo Left got a jump-start at NYU, where students (and one…

by | Jul 11, 2018

There was a time in American history when people did not look to the Supreme Court to decide the legality of abortion. That didn’t stop Americans from debating the issue. By 1973, many states were liberalizing their laws. Even Ronald…

by | Jul 9, 2018

“Frankly,” said Ruth Bader Ginsburg in July 2009, “I had thought that at the time Roe was decided, there was concern about population growth and particularly growth in populations that we don’t want to have too many of. So that Roe…

by | Jul 9, 2018

Since Amy Coney Barrett appeared on President Trump’s shortlist of potential replacements for Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court, the Democrats, the legacy “news” media, and a motley mélange of social justice warriors have behaved as if he intends…

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