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Phone: 202-223-8073
Fax: 571-312-0544

2776 S. Arlington Mill Dr.
#803
Arlington, VA 22206

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Will Ohio Down Syndrome Law Split the Circuit Courts, Provoke Supreme Court Review?

As the Supreme Court moves toward the end of its term having heard abortion cases involving admitting privileges and legal standing, a provocative question of potentially wide scope could be headed its way. The question is whether states may prohibit the eugenic practice of Down syndrome discrimination abortion, which occurs when an abortion is performed because a child has Down syndrome. The question has already drawn a powerful opinion from Justice Clarence Thomas, who wrote last year that the issue is still one of first impression after nearly five decades of abortion decisions.

Thomas M. Messner, J.D.
May 20, 2020
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Anti-Discrimination Laws in the Womb: New Momentum for Protection

Something interesting is afoot in recent disappointments for advocates of the right to life.  In a series of cases that may test the appeal of a new jurisprudence on abortion, two federal appeals courts and the Supreme Court itself have turned aside attempts to enact a law banning disability discrimination abortions.

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Overview of Legislation and Litigation Involving Protections Against Down Syndrome Discrimination Abortion

Five states -- Indiana, Ohio, North Dakota, Louisiana, and Kentucky -- have enacted legislation to prohibit the eugenic practice of Down syndrome discrimination abortion.

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Five-Month Abortion Limits: Executive Summaries of Charlotte Lozier Institute Papers

The following are papers published by the Charlotte Lozier Institute in the On Point, American Reports Series, or in a peer-reviewed journal on issues involving 20-week or five-month gestation abortions.

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Freedom of Speech and the Truth about Life

On Tuesday, March 20, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in NIFLA v. Becerra. The legal defense group working on the case, Alliance Defending Freedom, summarized this case well. It stated that the California law at issue forces pro-life pregnancy help centers to provide free advertising for the abortion industry.

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Ohio Vigorously Defends Down Syndrome Antidiscrimination Law

Ohio HB 214 prohibits abortion where the abortionist knows that the mother is seeking the abortion, in whole or in part, because the baby was diagnosed with Down Syndrome, because a test result indicated Down Syndrome in the baby, or because of any other reason to believe the baby has Down Syndrome.

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CLI President Chuck Donovan: Eliminating Down Syndrome Children Is Not Something to Be Proud Of

In a recent op-ed at The Daily Signal, CLI President Chuck Donovan responded to tragic news about the disappearance of children with Down Syndrome from Iceland due to genetic screening and abortion.

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Issues in Law and Medicine Spring 2017 Summaries

Issues in Law and Medicine is a peer-reviewed professional journal that has been published twice a year since 1985. It is currently cosponsored by the Watson Bowes Research Institute and the National Legal Center for the Medically Dependent & Disabled, Inc.  The new issue (spring 2017) includes a fine article by CLI associate scholar Nora Sullivan, M.P.A., cowritten with Dr. Eoghan de Faoite., an Irish physician committed to the sanctity of human life.

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