Archive for May 2014

Euthanasia rates rise in Belgium and other statistics

LifeSiteNews.com reports that euthanasia has increased in Belgium 26.8% in 2013.  This is after a 25% increase in 2012.  The article also includes statistics about unreported euthanasia and involuntary euthanasia.

Roe at 40: The Controversy Continues

The Washington & Lee Law Review just published the papers from the “Roe at 40” conference held at W & L on November 7, 2013. Much of the funding for this conference came from University Faculty for Life (UFL). The conference was largely made possible through the efforts of Sam Calhoun (who is a member of […]

Report on ignored research about negative effects of abortion

The Institute for Marriage and Family Canada has issued a report called “Interconnected How abortion impacts mothers, families and our society,”on neglected research that shows how abortion can negatively affect the lives of those who are involved, according to LifeSiteNews.com. Among the areas covered are mental health and relationships and sexuality.

Amicus Brief for NAACP v. Horne

Teresa Collett, UFL President and Professor at the University of St. Thomas Law School in Minneapolis, was the primary author of an amicus curiae brief in the Arizona case of NAACP et. al. v. Tom Horne, et al.. The brief defends a challenged Arizona law that prohibits abortions for the purpose of sex selection. Among the amici […]

Pro-life positions at Healing the Culture

Healing the Culture, co-founded by Fr. Robert Spitzer, S.J., who was also a co-founder of UFL, has two openings, Programs and Events and Administrator. You may know a recent graduate or others who who might be interested.  Here is the email I received: Do you feel called to work in a job where you can […]

Life and Learning Conference — its not too late!

Please consider coming to the UFL annual Life and Learning Conference at Fordham University in the Bronx, New York June 6-7.  Not only will there be many scholarly presentation on life issues from a variety of disciplines, but the keynote speaker will be Erika Bachiochi, attorney and editor of The Cost of Choice: Women Evaluate the […]