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Americans’ right to choose not to be involved in abortion under...

July 25 marked the 54th anniversary of St. Paul VI's encyclical "Humanae Vitae," reaffirming the church's teaching on contraception and openness to the gift...

Richard Doerflinger: ‘Noninvasive prenatal testing’ can give ‘false positive’ results 80%...

Thirty years ago, my wife was 16 weeks pregnant with our third child. At a routine prenatal checkup, our doctor suddenly looked very concerned...

Supreme Court may be asked to weigh in on what the...

Judging by news coverage and social media, Senate hearings on the confirmation of appellate Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to replace Supreme Court Justice Stephen...

Adherence to ‘safeguards’ falling away as physician-assisted suicide fails to meet...

When supporters of physician-assisted suicide announced in 1993 that they would sponsor a ballot initiative to legalize it in Oregon, they had bigger plans...

What the bishops had to say on the Eucharist: Richard Doerflinger

On Nov. 17, the assembled Catholic bishops of the United States overwhelmingly approved "The Mystery of the Eucharist in the Life of the Church"...

Most Americans believe the court bases decisions more on its members’...

"The Supreme Court's partisanship is becoming increasingly difficult to deny," said attorney James Zirin in the congressional newspaper The Hill. Other media have published...

Texas law states truth: Fetal heartbeat ‘a key medical predictor that...

Most public issues these days seem to elicit angry dispute and mutual recriminations. Those divisions can tempt people to misstate or exaggerate facts, to...

Vaccinations raise issues in search for the best way to respect...

The COVID-19 pandemic has killed hundreds of thousands of Americans and isolated us from each other as authorities struggle to prevent infections. As vaccinations...

Judges like Coney Barrett adhere to the law rather than trying...

As I write this, it is unknown whether President Donald Trump will win or lose his bid for reelection. Either way, however, his most...

Amy Coney Barrett and Ruth Bader Ginsburg shed light on two...

"Today, our nation mourns the loss of a trailblazer, not only in the field of law, but in the history of our country." So begins...

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