Abortion

Pro-choice activists shouldn't celebrate Roe v Wade

22 May 2021 7:30 pm

A striking curiosity of American life is that the names of legal cases can insinuate themselves into everyday dialogue. None…

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Tulsi Gabbard’s last stand

17 December 2020 10:47 am

Tulsi Gabbard will retire from Congress at the end of the year. The Hawaii representative is going out with a…

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Will Amy Coney Barrett save America — or wreck it?

26 September 2020 2:02 pm

Americans hate the Supreme Court. You wouldn’t think so from a look at the polls, which usually show that the…

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Is Donald Trump really anti-abortion?

6 September 2020 8:39 pm

At the Republican National Convention last month, he was repeatedly described as the ‘most pro-life President ever’. According to some…

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A look into the post-RBG world of American politics

1 August 2020 6:01 am

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is in the hospital — again. The 87-year-old has overcome many health concerns while…

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Planned Parenthood finally grapples with Margaret Sanger’s racist past

23 July 2020 8:01 am

In a startling departure from its typically dogged defenses, Planned Parenthood admitted through clenched teeth this week what many have…

Pro-lifers, it’s time for civil disobedience

11 July 2020 11:41 pm

The Supreme Court has ruled in June Medical Services, LLC vs Russo that the dismemberment and removal of unborn human lives was more…

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Black mass: the Georgetown Lecture Fund’s odd diversity campaign

18 June 2020 9:11 am

The New York Times’s opinion editor resigned in disgrace earlier this month following a newsroom revolt over the publication of…

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Joe Biden’s broken record

12 May 2020 7:40 am

‘Get your words straight, Jack!’ As Joe Biden campaigns for the Oval Office, the 77-year-old frequently recounts his five decades…

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Dem AGs demand abortion drugs be delivered to doorsteps

2 April 2020 8:59 am

We must be the first generation of Americans to respond to a mass plague by ensuring we can keep killing…

A woman’s lot is not a happy one in: Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982 reviewed

21 March 2020 9:00 am

‘Buy pink baby clothes,’Kim Jiyoung, the protagonist of this bestselling South Korean novel is told at the obstetrician’s surgery. Jiyoung’s…

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Tulsi Gabbard, conservative crush

18 September 2019 3:59 am

Conservative sadbois like two things: hot moms and Middle Eastern despots. Enter Tulsi Gabbard, the comely representative for Hawaii’s second…

How many people have tried illicit drugs?

15 June 2019 9:00 am

What’s in a name? If Jeremy Hunt wins the Conservative leadership election both prime minister and leader of the opposition…

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The whataboutery of the Alabama abortion ban

18 May 2019 2:19 am

Alabama’s near-total abortion ban, signed into law on Wednesday by governor Kay Ivey, is a real moment of hope. The principle on…

Why the government won’t dare to attempt reform of the abortion law

9 June 2018 9:00 am

A debate that won’t happen Sir: ‘Westminster is overdue an abortion debate’ (Leading article, June 2). Yes, but there is…

The result of the Irish referendum is a triumph of light over darkness. For others it is the other way round

It’s not for Westminster to decide Northern Ireland’s abortion law

2 June 2018 9:00 am

Predictably enough, there have been no calls this week for the Irish referendum on abortion to be re-run, no complaint…

Pope Francis raises the white flag

2 June 2018 9:00 am

Just before Ireland voted overwhelmingly to end the country’s constitutional ban on abortion, Catholics in the fishing village of Clogherhead…

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Pregnant silence

21 October 2017 9:00 am

Brian Sewell once wrote an article about abortion headlined: ‘Women, the killers in our midst.’ He got an awful lot…

The Republican establishment has finally found a way to get Donald Trump

9 April 2016 9:00 am

A mighty message has been crafted that is inflicting damage on the Republican frontrunner

Who killed murder?

19 March 2016 9:00 am

The mystery of violent crime’s dramatic decline

Scarlett Johansson as a mermaid? Bung her in

What is a serious film festival doing opening with Hail, Caesar!

20 February 2016 9:00 am

What is a serious film festival doing opening with Ethan and Joel Coens’ turkey Hail, Caesar!? James Woodall reports from Berlin

Small comfort: a mother, whose only son was killed in a car accident at the age of 23, holds a picture of him as a child. Many such bereaved parents, unable to conceive again and struggling to support themselves in later life, say they have nothing left to live for

China’s brutal one-child policy will be catastrophic for us all

16 January 2016 9:00 am

China’s brutal one-child policy was not only inhuman; it will profoundly damage the rest of the world, says Hilary Spurling

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Grandma: a feminist comedy that punches magnificently above its weight

12 December 2015 9:00 am

Apologies if you were expecting a review of Star Wars here, but Disney is not allowing critics access prior to…

A licence to kill - the slippery slope of 'assisted dying'

29 August 2015 9:00 am

If you don’t think legalising ‘assisted dying’ is a slippery slope, you haven’t been paying attention

Free speech is so last century. Today’s students want the ‘right to be comfortable’

22 November 2014 9:00 am

Free speech is so last century. Today’s undergraduates demand the ‘right to be comfortable’