Fetal Development Talks

Three Ted Talks on Fetal Development that Help Build the Prolife Case

Most academics are aware of TED talks – a global initiative to make short (18 minutes or less) speeches on important and interesting topics available for free via the worldwide web.   This can be a great resource for academics who want to introduce videos into their teaching.  Annie Murphy Paul: What we learn before we’re born Tyrone Hayes + Penelope Jagessar Chaffer: The toxic baby?  and Alexander Tsiaras: Conception to birth — visualized.  I have used the last video by Alexander Tsiaras often and with great effect to help make the case that the unborn child is fully human.

Teresa Collett

Teresa Stanton Collett is a professor at the University of St. Thomas School of Law in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where she teaches bioethics, property law, and constitutional law. A nationally prominent speaker and scholar, she is active in attempts to rebuild the Culture of Life and protect the institutions of marriage and family. She often represents groups of state legislators, the Catholic Medical Association, and the Christian Medical and Dental Association in appellate case related to medical-legal matters. She represented the governors of Minnesota and North Dakota before the U.S. Supreme Court as amici curiae regarding the effectiveness of those states’ parental involvement laws. She has served as special attorney general for Oklahoma and Kansas related to legislation designed to protect the well-being of minors and unborn children. She is an elected member of the American Law Institute and has testified before committees of the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittees on the Constitution, as well as numerous legislative committees in the states.