Animal Rights


by Philip Lawler, 8 . 19 . 19 The most controversial document of this controversial pontificate, the apostolic exhortation Amoris Laetitia, is again at the center of a heated controversy at the Vatican. The matter at hand—which keeps popping up in different forms—is whether Pope Francis can... read more


by Wesley J. Smith, 7 . 21 . 17 The Charlie Gard tragedy has renewed public advocacy for legalizing infanticide. Writing in the New York Times earlier this month, Gary Comstock recounted the tragic death of his son, Sam, who was born with a terminal genetic condition. Many years later, Comstock... read more

When Abortion Suddenly Stopped Making Sense

by FREDERICA MATHEWES-GREEN, January 22, 2016 At the time of the Roe v. Wade decision, I was a college student — an anti-war, mother-earth, feminist, hippie college student. That particular January I was taking a semester off, living in the D.C. area and volunteering at the feminist... read more

Obama Administration Enacts Protection For Lions But None for Unborn Children

 BY  MICAIAH BILGER, DEC 21, 2015 President Barack Obama won’t let protections for babies in the womb get past his desk, but he is on board with new protections for endangered lions in Africa. This week, the Obama administration is moving to increase protections for lions in Africa after... read more