Dwight Hall, a justice and peace Center on the campus of Yale University denied Choose Life At Yale (CLAY) membership because some people on campus were claiming that a pro-life position is contrary to social justice because it is contrary to gender equity. See this National Catholic Register article for details.
UFL: Life and Learning XXIV Registration is now open for the 2014 UFL Conference on June 6-7 at Fordham University in the Bronx, NY. Regular reservations are $50. The student rate is $25. You can register at this site. Information about the banquet, accomodations, and financial aid can be found when you click on either of […]
In the next couple of weeks I will be working on the Spring 2014 issue of ProVita, the UFL online newsletter. If you have anything you would like to see included, e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Items I’m looking for: News about UFL Scholarly activities of UFL members Useful online resources New research on any side of the […]
Francis Beckwith’s talk, “On Making the Case for Life: St. Peter’s Counsel to Always Be Ready,” which he gave at a Vatican conference on John Paul II’s encyclical, Evangelium Vitae, was recently published in National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly (Winter, 2014). You can find a link to it on Beckwith’s blog, Return to Rome.
When someone speaks out against abortion. See this National Catholic Register article about two pro-life activists, Thrin and Joan Short, who were harassed by a faculty member at University of California–Santa Barbara.
Here is a good article by Dave Andrusko on South Dakota’ s ban on sex-selection abortions. http://www.nationalrighttolifenews.org/news/2014/04/south-dakota-governor-signs-ban-on-sex-selection-abortions/ The article discusses the signifiance of the ban and also effectively rebuts some of the arguments that have been made against these laws. Richard M.
The Prolife Center at the University of St. Thomas is sponsoring a talk by Susan Yoshihara, director of research at the Catholic Family and Human Rights Institute, entitled “The Church, the UN, and American Foreign Policy.” Wednesday, April 16 at 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. University of St. Thomas McNeely Hall, Room 100 2078 Grand Avenue […]