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First Things has a long and implacable commitment to the defense of unborn life and an equally long and implacable resistance to all the philosophies that seek to justify the utilitarian treatment of such life. Here’s a selection of articles, all of the most recent ones and a selection of past articles from the magazine and the “On the Square” section of our website—but only a selection, because we’ve published so much on the subject.

From the magazine:

Richard John Neuhaus’s The End of Abortion and the Meanings of “Christian America” .

Nicholas Windsor’s Caesar’s Thumb .

Joseph Bottum’s The Signpost at the Crossroads .

Russell Hittinger’s Abortion Before Roe .

Richard Stith’s Her Choice, Her Problem .

Frederica Mathewes-Green’s Abortion in the Tide of Culture .

Terry Teachout’s Abortion, Set to Music .

Bernard N. Nathanson’s  The Abortion Cocktail .

Killing Abortionists: A Symposium .

From On the Square:

Eve Tushnet’s Grotesquerie and Grief: Abortion in Horror Media .

Joseph W. Dellapenna’s Recycling the Myths of Abortion Histor y.

Ryan T. Anderson’s  Parsing Abortion Statistics and the Law .

Elizabeth Powers’ Slavery and Abortion .

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