March for LifeHundreds of thousands went to D. C. for the annual March for Life last week.  As even the liberal Washington Post observed, this pro-life movement is full of youth and energy.

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University of Denver

Jillian Martinez has an interesting report on a ballot initiative in Colorado.  She makes sure to give some of the factual background and to quote both proponents and opponents about their views on Amendment 67, but that doesn’t prevent her from shaping the narrative in more and less subtle ways.

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Last week, I wondered whether Ohio Right to Life and Cincinnati Right to Life would rescind their endorsements of Cecil Thomas, after he flip-flopped on the definition of marriage.

Since then, the Cincinnati Enquirer has reported (longer article, shorter article) that Cincinnati Right to Life has rescinded its endorsements of both Mr. Thomas and Mr. Winburn (and Ohio Right to Life is considering rescinding its endorsement of Mr. Thomas) after both men started waffling on their pro-life stance.

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The blogger at Keep Life Legal offers her thoughts on the occasion of the death of her abortion doctor.

“Death Is Sold Here: My Abortionist Died.”

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Dear {Governor Kasich},

I have been horrified to read about the heartless way our society treats some children, enabled and facilitated by new technologies.  Especially saddening is the recent case of Sherri Shepherd, who ordered the creation of a child that she now says she wants nothing to do with.  (See, e.g., http://acculturated.com/the-brave-new-world-of-ivf/ )

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Concerned Women for America celebrate the Hobby Lobby decision

On Monday, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby (opinion available from the Supreme Court’s Web site).

  • The National Review editors concisely sum up what the decision means, as opposed to what its critics say it means.
    Hobby Lobby Hysteria”

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Two items:

First, the Supreme Court is expected to issue its ruling today on Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby, a case in which business owners (apparently “94 related cases involving 300 plaintiffs representing nearly half the states”) appeal to the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA, pronounced “riff-ra”) against the Obamacare HHS mandate that they provide contraceptives to their employees for free.

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