April 27, 2017

Planned Parenthood can clean up its image with this one simple step

Governor Gary Herbert did the right thing in telling Utah agencies not to pass through federal grant money to Planned Parenthood. Sure, Pro Choice activists will mock, in strongly worded Facebook posts, that Herbert’s action was mostly ineffectual since most of Planned Parenthood’s money comes directly though the federal government. Further, what money does pass through state agencies is […]

Religious Freedom Prevails Over Obamacare in the D.C. Circuit Court [Contributor]

In Gilardi v. Department of Health and Human Services, handed down  on November 1, 2013, the D.C. Circuit of Appeals examined whether the contraceptive mandate imposed by the Affordable Care Act violates the right of free exercise protected by the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. In its ruling, the D.C. Circuit invalidates the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive mandate […]

Time for more government oversight of abortion practices

Because I believe that the scope of government should be limited, I believe that less governmental regulation is, generally better. It raises the cost of doing business and–when it isn’t saving lives–it just sucks money out of the economy. Congress–and the Utah Legislature–should have a very good reason before creating a new regulations that will […]

The Center for Reproductive Rights makes Obama look conservative

Irony. One minute a federal judge is telling the Food and Drug Administration that it has to allow Plan B, an emergency contraceptive, to be sold over-the-counter to women as young as 15, and in the next, the Obama Administration is appealing the ruling, arguing the contraceptive is too untested to be allowed to teens […]

Murder? The Gosnell trial and media silence

If you’ve not heard about Gosnell, I recommend you google it. According to Wikipedia (I know, the lazy man’s research tool): Kermit Barron Gosnell is an American medical doctor who ran two women’s health clinics in Philadelphia between 1972 and 2011, and as of April 2013, is on trial for first and third degree murder, […]