‘No Discrimination of Abortion Rights’ a Dangerous Policy

New York could soon shut down Catholic and other health care providers for not offering or referring for abortions. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo, with enough support in the New York state legislature, could sign a reproductive health act (RHA) this year. Among other actions, the act … [Read more...]

Plan B in the Vending Machine? No Surprise There

Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania is now providing Plan B, an emergency contraceptive that sometimes acts as an abortifacient, to its students through a vending machine. And the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approves of this practice. When the news broke tweets and re-tweets relating … [Read more...]

2013’s March for Life: C’mon, Libertarians!

With 2013’s March for Life in Washington, D.C., approaching on January 25th, I ask: Will many libertarians attend?  A recent Cato Institute study said 37% of libertarians are pro-life, versus 31% of Democrats, 45% of independents, and 68% of Republicans. Many libertarians believe the false claims … [Read more...]

Liberty Blog’s Top 10 Articles in 2012

In April 2012, we launched LibertyBlog.org (LB) to allow more citizen journalists to promote liberty. Since then, we have published such insightful articles as the following: Dustin Siggins’ Senator Rand Paul: Bringing Sanity to Congress’ Voting Process Paul Wilson’s Forced to Be Free Mark … [Read more...]

To Speak or Not to Speak about Abortion; That is the Question

During a Fox News interview last Sunday, Senator John McCain (R-AZ) suggested Republicans should “…leave the [abortion] issue alone, when we are in the kind of economic situation and, frankly, national security situation we're in.” It is true that the following issues are competing for Republicans’ … [Read more...]

Kneeling to Stand: Hundreds Fight for the Unborn at D.C. Planned Parenthood

"Total freedom is doing what we ought to do rather than what we want to do." -Fr. Avelino Gonzalez Hundreds gathered in front of the Washington, D.C., Planned Parenthood clinic yesterday to pray for the unborn and promote life. The day began with a “Witness to Life” Mass at St. Matthew’s Cathedral … [Read more...]

Centro Tepeyac: Pro-Lifers’ First Amendment Martyr?

The First Amendment: Congress shall make no law...abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble... On February 2, 2010, the Montgomery County (Mo Co) Council in Maryland commanded Centro Tepeyac and other area pro-life centers to "post at least 1 … [Read more...]

Dana Milbank Says the GOP Should Sacrifice the Unborn for Asian-American Votes

In his column this past Wednesday, Dana Milbank said Rep. Trent Franks’ (R-AZ) bill aimed at preventing sex-selective abortions will alienate Asian-Americans. From the column: Republicans long ago lost African American voters. They are well on their way to losing Latinos. And if Trent Franks … [Read more...]