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Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt and the Future of Abortion Restrictions




In Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, No. 15-274 (June 27, 2016), the Supreme Court struck down two provisions of a Texas law relating to the regulation of abortion clinics in that state. Those provisions required, first, that abortion doctors have admitting privileges … Continue reading




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McCullen v. Coakley: The Supreme Court Strikes Down a “Buffer Zone” Which Restricted Pro-Life Advocacy at Abortion Clinics




This post updates my January 15, 2014,  post on the oral argument in McCullen v. Coakley: The State of Massachusetts enacted legislation which barred all individuals, except for certain municipal agents and facility workers “acting within the scope of their … Continue reading




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How Catholics Became Americans — And What It Cost




The following is a slightly expanded version of the Closing Address I gave at the Annual Convention of the Knights of Columbus, New Jersey State Council, on May 18, 2013: I would like to thank the Knights of Columbus and … Continue reading




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