November 22, 2022

Marching for Human Rights

By M.A. Student Nicole Stone      On Tuesday, November 3rd the Master’s in Human Rights students met with Jeanne Mancini, President of the March for […]
January 25, 2022

Why Our Students March

A little over a month before the annual March for Life, the human rights cohort had the great privilege of meeting its president, Jeanne Mancini.
March 4, 2021

Reflecting on Last Summer’s Supreme Court: Life and Religious Liberty

IHE Director of the M.A. Program in Human Rights William Saunders, J.D., analyzes the Supreme Court's decisions promulgated at the end of the 2020 summer term.
August 20, 2020

Democratic Lawmaking and the Creation of International Abortion Rights

Did you know the will of the people through a democratic process has not been a determining factor in the international legalization of abortion? Find out more in this review of a compelling new compilation of essays about the legalization of abortion in countries around the world.
June 4, 2020

Washington Insider – Pro-life Issues

Program Director Professor William Saunders provides an in-depth look at where pro-life issues stand in Washington. From the March for Life to Executive Orders and Policies to the Supreme Court, particularly highlighting the June Medical decision and its implications for unborn children.
February 3, 2020

“Do You Hear the People Sing” – One Student’s Reflection on the March for Life

A student in the M.A. in Human Rights had an on-the-ground look at this year's March for Life. She offers her thoughts on the group gathered, the dynamics of having President Trump speak, and the right to protest.
October 24, 2019

Abortion Comes To The Supreme Court: High Court Will Review Case on Louisiana Law

William Saunders, J.D., Director of the Program in Human Rights, comments on the Supreme Court's October 4 decision to review a Louisiana abortion case. "Two and a half years ago, the court decided Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt. In that decision, the high court struck down a Texas law that, among other things, required abortionists to have admitting privileges in a local hospital. The two cases seem more or less identical. What has changed? Why would the court consider the issue again?"
May 9, 2018

March for Life and the President

William Saunders gives readers an up-to-date account of developments in Washington, DC – at the March for Life, in Congress, in the Trump administration, and at the Supreme Court – regarding law and policy that affect the defense and promotion of the right to life.
June 1, 2017

Why Can’t a Feminist Be Pro-Life?

When a pro-life feminist group was removed as a sponsor of the Women’s March on Washington this past January, a national conversation began on whether an inclusive feminist movement can involve people with pro-life views.