‘Gosnell’ Producers Warn Ireland About the Reality of Abortion

Movie-producer partners Ann McElhinney and Phelim McAleer are based in Los Angeles these days, but both them were born in Ireland. On Nov 10, they co-wrote an op-ed for The Irish Times about a campaign there to relax the Republic of Ireland’s tough abortion restrictions (one last vestige of its rapidly fading Catholic identity). Right now, with few exceptions, women in Ireland have to go ... More


The “Back Alley” never went away. So kill your conscience and go with it. Prude.

Left-over fetal material? Or the adorable feet of a beautiful baby? About a week ago I wrote about a “Reproductive Justice Advocate” who lamented that the biggest problem with our abortion laws is that late-term abortions are not accessible enough, and too many people—including pro-aborts—are too judgmental. She lamented that women who decide to have an abortion late in their pregn... More

Life and Nihilism: A Tableau of Recent Headlines

Let’s weave a tapestry of rather significant recent goings-on in life issues and see where it takes us… 1) An End-Run at Death Panels Loops Back. At the start of January the White House took end-of-life counseling out of new Medicare rules, after it was re-included, after it was explicitly removed from Obamacare. In and of itself end-of-life planning isn’t a bad thing, but when t... More



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