Sanctity of Life
“Ukraine is one of relatively few countries that offer surrogacy services to foreigners,” The New York Times reports. “By some estimates, its industry is the largest in the world; lawyers involved in the business say about 500 women are now pregnant in Ukraine as surrogate mothers for foreign clients.”
There’s big money in baby farming, notes Jennifer Lahl, a former pediatric nurse who started the Center for Bioethics and Culture, and she warns, “There’s plenty of bad actors in big fertility.” Read more
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) could be sending abortifacient drugs to Ukraine as part of “post-rape kits.”
“We stand with the brave work of @UNFPA to deliver contraception and birthing, feminine hygiene & post-rape kits,” Planned Parenthood Global tweeted on March 11. Read more
She said she would consider several factors in determining whether or not to reverse a precedent. However, Jackson made clear that she wouldn’t apply the standard to the landmark abortion rights case Roe v. Wade.
That case, which has faced challenges from GOP states, is “the settled law of the Supreme Court,” and Jackson made clear that, if faced with the decision to overturn it, she would rely on the precedent established in Roe v. Wade.
“Can you provide a definition for the word ‘woman’?” Blackburn asked.
“Can I provide a definition?” Jackson said. “No. I can’t. I’m not a biologist.” Read more