Archive for September 2014

Sunday Long Island lecture on Baby Safe Havens

 THE UNIVERSITY FACULTY FOR LIFE LONG ISLAND CHAPTER presents a lecture on Children of Hope Foundation/Baby Safe Haven with Timothy Jaccard at Molloy College (Amphitheatre, Kellenberg Hall) 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre, NY 11571-5002 (For directions check the website – on Sunday, October 5, 2014 2:30 PM Refreshments, 3:00 – 4:30 PM lecture All are welcome […]

University Faculty for Life Essay Contest 2015

University Faculty for Life is now accepting submissions from college and university students for its Scholarly Achievement Award in Creative Writing, Literary Criticism, or Research. Guidelines for the contest and a one-page flyer are available and will eventually be posted at  Email for the flyer and complete contest rules. Although the deadline for […]

High school essay scholarship contest

Some of you may be involved with high school pro life groups.  If so, you may be interested in the contest being co-sponsored by the Canadian newspaper, The Interim, and by the Niagara Region Right to Life. The Fr. Ted Colleton Scholarship awards $1500, $800, or $500 (Canadian) to the high school junior or senior who writes […]

Law, Religion, and American Healthcare conference at Harvard

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS AND REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: 2015 Annual Conference Law, Religion, and American Healthcare May 8 – 9, 2015 Conferences 2014-2015 Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East BC 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School is pleased to announce plans for our 2015 annual […]

“The Disappearing ‘Undue Burden’ Standard for Abortion Rights”

That’s the title of a recent comment by Jeffrey Toobin in the New Yorker. See Toobin describes the “undue burden” standard as the Justice O’Connor’s “most important triumph during her long and consequential tenure on the U.S. Supreme Court” and laments the prospect of the test’s impending demise.  Toobin wrongly states that O’Connor’s views roughly mirrored those of […]

amicus brief filed by pro-life organizations in pregnancy discrimination case

Here is a link to a good post by Tom Berg about an amicus brief filed by pro-life organizations in an important case involving pregnancy discrimination. University Faculty for Life was one of the pro-life organizations that joined the brief. Counsel included UFL President Teresa Collett. Tom Berg’s post contains a link to the brief. […]