Author Archives: Hannah Howard

Abortion Jurisprudence Primer

Elizabeth Kirk, J.D.  

This is issue 70 of CLI’s On Point Series. To view this report as a PDF, see: Abortion Jurisprudence Primer   During its upcoming term, the Supreme Court will review the Mississippi Gestational Age Act, which forbids abortions after 15 weeks’ gestational age, except in cases of medical emergencies or severe fetal abnormalities.[1] This case, […]

A Path Forward for Men Affected by Abortion

Teresa A. Donovan, M.P.H.  

“Remembering Thomas,” an article written by Washington Post staff writer Phil McCombs and published in that newspaper on February 3, 1995 (page D5) remains strong in memory  more than 25 years later because of its raw honesty and candor.  In the article, subtitled “Responsibility, Guilt, and a Child Who Never Was,” McCombs admits to having […]

Women’s Health Protection Act: An Analysis


This is issue 67 of CLI’s On Point Series. To view this report as a PDF, see, Women’s Health Protection Act: An Analysis   If the “Women’s Health Protection Act of 2021” were to become law, it would impose abortion on demand in all 50 states by invalidating current state laws and undermining the ability […]

15 Facts at 15 Weeks

Katrina Furth, Ph.D.  

This is issue 3 in CLI’s On Science Series. To view this report as a PDF, see: 15 Facts at 15 Weeks     This year, the Supreme Court agreed to hear the case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which would allow Mississippi to limit abortions at 15 weeks. Medical advancements have long surpassed […]

At Different Times in Life

Robin Pierucci, M.D., M.A.  

As children head back to school, many parents are snapping “first day of school” pictures. This annual event documents not only some interesting fashion trends, but also how physically different we look at different ages.  I recently found an older family album that solidified this fact. I had to take a second look to verify […]

If it is a Baby, Is it a Person?

Robin Pierucci, M.D., M.A.  

                     By Robin Pierucci, M.D., M.A.   This is issue 64 in CLI’s On Point Series. To view this report as a PDF, See: If it is a Baby, is it a Person?       The CNN headline touted, “The world’s most premature baby has celebrated his first birthday after beating 0% […]

Written Testimony of David A. Prentice, Ph.D. in Support of Prohibiting Prenatal Discrimination

David Prentice, Ph.D.  

On March 17, 2021, the Arizona House Judiciary Committee held a hearing on SB 1457, a bill to prohibit prenatal discrimination. Charlotte Lozier Institute’s Vice President and Research Director David A. Prentice, Ph.D., was invited by Senator Nancy Barto to testify as an expert witness, and submitted the following testimony.   To view Dr. Prentice’s […]