Archive for October 2012


Teresa Collett mentioned that the REPROHEALTHLAW-L listserv of the Reproductive and Sexual Health Law Programme has been replaced by the reprohealthlaw blog.  It appears to be updated once a month with substantial posts on court decisions, resources, news, fellowships and jobs, mostly from a pro-abortion perspective. You may not want a job as the Executive Director […]

The Literature of Mo Yan, Nobel Laureate

Mo Yan, who is to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature, has been a strong critic of China’s one child policy. Jeff Koloze wrote a careful analysis of “Explosions,” one of her short stories. “This paper reviews demographic considerations of abortion and the one-child policy in the People’s Republic of China which form the basis for […]

Yamanaka Nobel Prize

Two researches,  John Gurdon from the UK and Shinya Yamanaka from Japan, who pioneered the production of stem cells used for treatments out of adult cells have won the Nobel Prize ( Yamanaka was motivated by ethical concerns over embryonic stem cell research. He was once quoted as saying, “When I saw the embryo, I suddenly realized […]

Blogs for life

I would like to highlight blogs in this issue of ProVitae.  If any members write or contribute to a blog, or if you know of a blog that expecially helps us in our pro-life scholarship, please let me know. My e-mail address is available in the most recent issue of ProVita, found here.