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State-by-state stats on abortion between 2010 and 2013

The Washington Post published some AP statistics comparing the annual numbers of abortions in each state between 2010 and 2013. Five states do not keep statistics: California, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey and Wyoming.

Beckwith website redesigned

Frank Beckwith has had his web page redesigned.  It features his writings on Law and Ethics and on Religion and Culture, as well as his contributions to reference works and his book review.

International Center on Law, Life, Faith and Family

The International Center on Law, Life, Faith and Family (ICOLF) has established new web site which features “a broad range of resources and materials for a number of interested parties working on ‘Law, life, faith and family’ issues on the national, regional and international levels.” Contributors include: Helen Alvaré Ryan T. Anderson Teresa Collette Ursula Cristina […]

ProVita coming

I am feverishing working on the July edition of the UFL ProVita Online Newsletter. Please send me any items you would like to be included to I am especially looking for upcoming opportunities for scholarship, such as calls for papers, conferences, symposia, new publications, etc. I am also looking for: News about UFL members New […]

International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics Conscientious objection

If you are researching conscientious objection, you might want to look at the December 2013 issue of the International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics to see the thought of those who are trying to keep conscientious objection from affecting the availability of abortion. You may want to check your institutions databases to see if you […]

Indian study shows abortion/breast cancer link

A recent study in the Indian Journal of Cancer indicates that abortion correlates with a a 6.2 fold higher risk of breast cancer, according to this National Catholic Register article. The Register article also notes this meta-analysis in the Cancer Causes Control journal which shows the link between induced abortion and breast cancer among Chinese women. The […]