Dr. Ellen Kenner on Abortion and Unearned Guilt

Writes Dr. Ellen Kenner, “If you have had an abortion and are struggling with guilt – I want you to know that there many individuals who would love to help you see that the guilt you are carrying is totally unfounded.” Read the rest at ABORTION: A MORAL...

Abortion Restrictions By State

Roe v. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court decision, allows states to ban abortions after a fetus is viable outside the womb. But in the past three years, states have gone significantly further. North Dakota’s ban, at six weeks post-conception, is the earliest in...

Shades of Living Proof: Embryo Tracking

Sometimes the truth is a strange as fiction. As an example take a proposed legislation in Arizona (SB 1376) that is eerily similar to the scenario presented in the fiction novel, Living Proof. Writes Jodi Jacobson on In New Push for “Personhood,” Arizona...

Roe vs. Wade: Forty Years Later (Audio)

The Ayn Rand Institute has just released the first episode of their new podcast Eye to Eye which focuses on Abortion and Roe vs. Wade. From their website: On January 22, 1973, the United States Supreme Court handed down the decision on the landmark case of Roe v....

Grasping the essence of the abortion issue

The two key issues to focus on are: the nature of a fetus, and the nature of individual rights. The first issue to grasp is the difference between potential and actual. A fetus is not an actual human being, but is human tissue. A fetus is only a potential human being,...

What motivates women who crusade against abortion?

What motivates women who crusade against abortion? I’ve always wondered this. I think the American philosopher Ayn Rand identifies their motivation. It is not love, but hatred. Writes Rand: “I cannot project the degree of hatred required to make those...