Category Archives: Law

Justice Scalia: “Who am I to Judge?”

New York Magazine has published a fascinating interview with Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. It’s a rare and fascinating look at one of the nation’s highest-profile public servants, and one of the greatest jurists in American history. Most of the interview is about—surprise!—Justice Scalia’s judicial career: his favorite court opinions, his judicial philosophy, etc. But [...]

ObamaCare’s Hidden Pregnancy Tax

In the law, what is left unsaid is as important as what is said. Nowhere is this more true than in the thousands of pages of the joyless actuarial jargon, bureaucratic alphabet soup, and onslaught of new taxes that make up the so-called “Affordable Care Act,” more commonly known as ObamaCare. In particular, the omissions [...]

Fast and Furious Francis

There’s a new sheriff in the Vatican City State. With the swiftness and surety rarely seen in the Eternal City, Pope Francis sent a loud and clear message to laity and clergy working in the Vatican that child abuse and sexual crimes will be dealt with severely under this pontificate. With the stroke of a [...]

Abortion and its Evil Twin, Euphemism

   “Nor is the lie the only means of falsehood. They all speak with a Nazi double talk with which to deceive the unwary. Before we accept their word at what seems to be its face, we must always look for hidden meanings.” ~Robert H. Jackson, Closing Argument Prosecutor at the Nuremberg Trials Hidden meanings abounded [...]

Pro-Life Victory: New Law Requires Ultrasound

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signed a law on Friday that requires women seeking an abortion to have an ultrasound performed on their unborn child. The law went into effect on Monday. The law also requires doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of an abortion clinic. According to [...]

Five questions the media should have asked Wendy Davis

By now you’ve heard of Wendy Davis, the Texas State Senator who, with the help of a rapacious viewing gallery, filibustered a vote on a bill that would have made it illegal for women to abort babies past 20 weeks of their pregnancy. For her anti-life efforts, the national press corps threw Senator Davis the [...]

Justice Kennedy turned his back on children

When oral arguments on DOMA and Prop 8 took place back in March, Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy acknowledged that if the Court allowed homosexual couples to participate in the institution of marriage society would head into “uncharted waters,” primarily because we “have five years of information to weigh against 2,000 years of history or [...]

USCCB: Striking down the Defense of Marriage Act is a “profound injustice”

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops just released a statement in response to the Supreme Court’s rulings on the Defense of Marriage Act and California’s Proposition 8: Today is a tragic day for marriage and our nation. The Supreme Court has dealt a profound injustice to the American people by striking down in part [...]


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