Incrementalism and Abortion, by Stephen P. White

The Hormonal Hatchet Job, by Emily Zanotti
April 19, 2024
Oklahoma House Passes Bill Making Illegal Immigration a State Crime, by Merrilee Gasser
April 19, 2024

Allegory of Prudence by Titian, c. 1570 [National Gallery, London]. A barely visible inscription reads: EX PRAETERITO/PRAESENS PRUDENTER AGIT/NE FUTURA ACTIONẼ DETURPET (“From the experience of the past, the present acts prudently, lest it spoil future actions”).

By Stephen P. White, The Catholic Thing, April 19, 2024

Stephen P. White is executive director of The Catholic Project at The Catholic University of America and a fellow in Catholic Studies at the Ethics and Public Policy Center.


For the better part of two generations, the pro-life movement in the United States was galvanized by a shared commitment to the overturning of Roe v. Wade. Thanks to the Dobbs decision of 2022, Roe is now gone, and abortion policy in the United States has been returned to the democratic process.

If Dobbs represented a generational legal victory for the pro-life movement, the ensuing two years have also revealed some of the massive political and cultural obstacles facing the pro-life cause. Just a few months after Dobbs, a pro-life amendment to the state constitution was defeated in Kansas setting off a string of similar defeats on various amendments and ballot measures in California, Michigan, Vermont, Ohio, Kentucky, and Montana. …

Continue reading >>>>>>>>>>>>>>