When picking a Supreme Court justice, the next Republican president should look to federal appellate judges who have also served on a state supreme court.
Author: Michael A. Fragoso (Michael A. Fragoso)
Governing the Medical Profession: How Obamacare Undermines Medical Practice
Applying new governance methods to medicine will undermine physician autonomy and make doctors more liable to malpractice claims. The second in a two-part series.
Governing the Medical Profession: Obamacare and New Governance
Obamacare purports to improve medical quality through dynamic processes that involve government-supported private actors, quality benchmarks, and participation by practitioners and patients. The first in a two-part series.
Poverty, Abortion, and Budgets: Democrats for Life Need Better Arguments
A recent address encouraging Democrats for Life to re-elect President Obama is marked by flawed reasoning and misleading statistics.
Abortion and the Courts: Judicial Nominations Are Imperfect but Matter
Criticism that Republican justices have only hurt the pro-life cause is misguided, because Republican presidents from Reagan onward have deliberately tried to advance judicial conservatism through federal court appointees—a commitment that has brought victories both for judicial conservatism and the pro-life cause. The second of a two part series.
Abortion and the Courts: A Brief Political History of Judicial Conservatism
Legalized, unrestricted abortion can’t be blamed on conservative judicial policy just because Republican justices voted for it. Judicial conservatism as we now understand it came after Roe. The first of a two-part series.
Pepsi, Proxies, and Pro-Life Respect for the Rule of (Corporate) Law
Social activists opposed to the use of HEK-293—a kidney cell line derived from an aborted baby—in PepsiCo products should not respond with shareholder activism, because it wreaks political and economic havoc.
The HHS Mandate and Legal Precedent
Contrary to what Obama supporters would have us believe, there’s no precedent for the HHS mandate.
Trust-Busting and Trusting in the Administrative State
The Obama administration’s efforts to regulate the cellular-phone service market through a decades-old trust-busting ideology is at odds with the courts’ more recent “new learning” approach to market competition. And there are lessons here for pro-lifers.
The Costs of Taking Conscience
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the American Board of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ABOG) are restricting opportunities for health-care professionals to object to abortion and contraception on grounds of conscience. This will accelerate the growing problem of physician shortage.
The Stealth Abortion Pill
The so-called “week-after pill” is an abortion drug hidden under the guise of contraception.