Last week, the Daily Beast wanted readers to “meet the woman in charge of the last abortion clinic in Mississippi.” Why the introduction to Diane Derzis, who “embraces the moniker” of “abortion queen”? Her clinic was facing closure for failing to be in compliance with a new Mississippi law.
The fate of a controversial Mississippi law designed to protect women is in the hands of a federal judge today. US District Judge Daniel P. Jordan III has stayed the law from going into effect while he decides if it violates existing laws that allow women access to abortion.
An Introduction to Catholic Perspective on Marriage, Family, Contraception, Abortion, Reproductive Technology, and Death and Dying.
Christians and members of every faith and philosophy can take heart in the fact that Florida is leading the way in promoting a culture of life. One notable effort in early March 2010 has been the so-called “Florida for Life Act,” House Bill 1097, which, if enacted into law, would criminalize most abortions now allowed under state and federal law, increase penalties for physicians who perform such services, and require pregnant women to receive more information on adoption.
Americans are losing faith in many institutions that not long ago were beyond reproach. Generally, the command professions, those that often provide access to influence and power in our culture, are in need of a return to the initial calling of their particular trade.