The Human Life Review

Articles from Vol. 31, No. 1, Winter

Abortion as Liberty and Right
Long and wearying experience has taught pro-lifers a painful lesson in what the purposeful corruption of language can do to the quality of debate. Denying words the meanings they developed in their natural evolution, insisting that the connotations attached...
Appendices
APPENDIXA[The following column, which appeared March 22, 2005 in the (London) Daily Telegraph, is reprinted with Mr. Steyn 's permission. Copyright Mark Steyn.]The Strange Death of the Liberal WestMark SteynI am, as Tony Blair might say, deeply passionately...
Demographics and the Culture War
We moderns have gotten used to the slow, seemingly inexorable dissolution of traditional social forms, the family prominent among them. Yet the ever-decreasing size of the family may soon expose a fundamental contradiction in modernity itself. Fertility...
Dying like a Dog
Hunger and thirst, starvation and dehydration-ugly words to most of us, bringing images of tormenting weakness, agonizing muscle spasms, the ultimate cannibalism as the body devours itself to stay alive. But not everyone views such words with disgust....
Introduction
DO YOU REMEMBER THE "POPULATION BOMB"? The catastrophic population explosion foretold in the book of the same name by Paul Ehrlich, who, in 1968, predicted that hundreds of millions would die of starvation by 1975? Population-control propaganda was rampant...
Let's Hear It for Population Growth!
Many goodhearted people agree with pro-lifers on the principle that abortion is wrong-but are still on the fence when it comes to abortion politics. I call them the "Yes, but..." people. If you ask them if they think abortion is wrong and should be illegal...
The Human Life Foundation: Great Defender of Life Dinner: October 15, 2004
Honoring Professor Hadley Arkes and featuring the text of his address, "Why Articulating the Argument Matters."Great Defender of Life Award DinnerFaith McFadden:Welcome! Welcome, old friends and new ones, from our huge staff of five and from our dedicated...