Real Story of a Canceled Abortion Prosecution: Infanticide

Recently there has been a meme going around on social media praising the work of Gisella Perl as “the angel of Auschwitz.” She performed secret abortions on inmates because women who got pregnant would be horribly killed along with their babies. Perl reasoned that she was taking one life that would be killed anyway in order to save the mother and perhaps give her a future when she could have more children. But the most important thing you should realize is that defending Perl isn’t just Read more […]

New Strategy for Ending Babies: DIY Abortion at Home

The New York Times magazine has run a long story about the new strategy of DIY abortion at home. It features Rebecca Gomperts, a Dutch doctor, whose Women on the Web business is sending abortion drugs to women all around the world to evade local legal restrictions and lack of “access” to abortion. Gomperts is a general-practice physician and activist. She first assisted with an abortion 20 years ago on a trip to Guinea, just before she finished medical school in Amsterdam. Three years Read more […]

Obama Administration Tries to Save Obamacare Birth Control Mandate

Looks like the pen and phone work just fine from the 15th hole on vacation, when it comes to the Obamacare birth control mandate. As the Times Free Press reports, Seeking to quell a politically charged controversy, the Obama administration announced new measures Friday to allow religious nonprofits and some companies to opt out of paying for birth control for female employees while still ensuring those employees have access to contraception. Even so, the accommodations may not fully satisfy Read more […]

Most Contrived News Headline Ever: White House “Rushes” to Find “Solution” to Freedom of Conscience

The headline that made me laugh out loud yesterday (really!) was this one: “White House Rushes to Find Contraception Solution.” They make it sound like this is some sort of national emergency when the drugs are already cheap and affordable. The other term that made me snicker: “But the administration is under the gun.” All this drama is about an over-the-counter drug that is very affordable. This isn’t some life saving treatment that is going to bankrupt anyone. In fact, the idea that Read more […]

Hobby Lobby and the No Contraceptives Lie

From Deroy Murdock on National Review’s The Corner: “Hobby Lobby Actually Lavishes Contraception Coverage on Its Employees.” Imagine that a woman starts work at Hobby Lobby tomorrow morning — July 1. She joins Hobby Lobby’s health care plan. It includes access, copay-free, to the following categories of FDA-approved birth-control: Male condoms Female condoms Diaphragms with spermicide Sponges with spermicide Cervical caps with spermicide Spermicide alone Birth-control Read more […]