Marisa Cantu has an MS in political science and international affairs with a BA in political science and has also studied international studies and French. She has a strong background in nonprofit work, research, writing, and policy proposal and analysis.

In her free time, Marisa enjoys painting, writing, cooking, spending time with her husband and playing with her dog.

Is Abortion a Constitutional Right?

By Brian Clowes, PhD and Marisa Cantu / April 19, 2023 /

Abortion is not a constitutional right according to a direct reading of the text of the Constitution – abortion is never mentioned in the Constitution – and according to the recent ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson by the Supreme Court. In the past, progressives justified the alleged Constitutional under the Fourth Amendment’s protection of privacy,…

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Is Being Pro-Life Racist?

By Brian Clowes, PhD and Marisa Cantu / April 15, 2023 /
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There’s a longstanding discussion over racism in healthcare. The debate is all the more heated when it comes to abortion. Ever since the battle over abortion began, pro-lifers and “pro-choicers” have accused each other of racism against people of color. For example, Brian Fung of The Atlantic claimed in August of 2012 that any abortion…

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6 Types of Euthanasia: Is It Ever Justified?

By Brian Clowes, PhD and Marisa Cantu / April 15, 2023 /
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The term “euthanasia” means any action committed or omitted for the purpose of causing or hastening the death of a human being after birth. It is usually done for the alleged purpose of ending the person’s suffering.  The word is derived from two Greek words: “Eu,” meaning “easy,” and “thanos,” which means “death.” The Vatican’s Declaration…

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