The Inside Story of Roe v Wade
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by Clarke Forsythe to discuss his book, Abuse of Discretion: The Inside Story of Roe v. Wade, how the temporary makeup of SCOTUS drove Roe v. Wade and the unintended consequences of one of the 20th Century’s most important rulings.
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What Did Margaret Sanger Think about Abortion?
Yesterday, January 22nd, 2013, is the anniversary of a date that should live in infamy. It was the 40th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion throughout the United States. At the forefront of the pro-abortion movement stands Planned Parenthood. Margaret Sanger, the organization’s founder, has a reputation as both a racist and eugenicist, but her words on abortion might surprise people. | Read More »
Forty Years in the Wilderness
What more may we say about this day in history than that which has already been said? How can we continue to express our sorrow, our sense of loss, and of injustice? And more to the point, should we even bother?
Another Presidential election has come and gone, and the most pro-abortion President in history has been re-elected. Just yesterday a man so enamored of abortion he was unwilling to vote for punishing doctors who failed to provide medical care for children who survived abortion placed his hand on a Bible and took the oath of office for a second time, after having ridden to victory at least in part on his Republican opponent’s unwillingness to even engage him on this issue for fear of backlash. Now our political betters within the beltway and without tell us that it’s time to drop this issue, concede the ground and move on. Let’s be about the truly important business of marginal income tax rates and deficit spending.
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Why Are You Outraged?
To a certain extent, I live in a cave when it comes to following the news, particularly when it comes to media coverage of sensational trials, which tends to drive me around the bend. Therefore, I seriously had never heard of the Casey Anthony trial even as recently as Sunday night. Therefore, I have no strong opinions on whether Casey Anthony is actually guilty of | Read More »
Counting Our Hot Buttons: Abortion Numbers in Perspective
With the recent debate over federal taxpayer funding of Planned Parenthood bringing the abortion debate back to the surface, it is sometimes useful to look at the numbers to get a little perspective on why this issue is such a large one. (All of these are estimates, and sources vary, but there’s no serious debate as to the scale of the numbers). Number killed or | Read More »
Christie Vetoes Planned Parenthood Funding, Calls for Investigation
From the diaries by Jeff. In the aftermath of the New Jersey Planned Parenthood sting, the question as to whether NJ Governor, Chris Christie, would take appropriate action against the organization has been answered. Following the release of a video that has received nationwide attention showing Planned Parenthood staff at a New Jersey abortion center helping alleged sexual traffickers cover up their crimes with abortions | Read More »
From the diaries by the Directors. Information is the most powerful weapon in the fight against the pro-abortion regime, which is supported by nothing but false promises and lies. Based on this trailer, this film has the potential to be a landmark moment in this battle. Imagine if you couldn’t speak for yourself, and there was no one to tell your story for you. Well, | Read More »