Abortion Is Not a “Settled Issue”

On January 22, 1973, the U. S. Supreme Court struck down all state laws prohibiting abortion. Abortion advocates celebrated that…


Why the Bishops’ Lawsuits Are Necessary

Yesterday, 43 Catholic institutions filed suit against the Obama Administration over the HHS Mandate. News of these lawsuits shouldn’t come…

Law and Politics

No Time for a “Truce” on Abortion

In the current issue of First Things, editor Joseph Bottum highlights some remarks by Mitch Daniels, the Republican governor of…