The Ave Maria Law Review (Vol. 9; Issue 1)(2010) has just published a symposium on “The Future of Rights of Conscience in Health Care.” The symposium grew out of a conference that Lynn Wardle (BYU) and I organized. The conference was generously supported by University Faculty for Life and was also sponsored by the J. Reuben […]
A subgroup for pro-life academics has been created on LinkedIn. The “University Faculty for Life” subgroup within Pro-Life Professionals has two essential purposes: 1. to monitor studies produced in various academic fields and to respond to anti-life statements in those works and 2. to encourage colleagues who engage in research and scholarly activity. UFL members […]
Christopher Kaczor has just published a new book entitled “The Ethics of Abortion: Women’s Rights, Human Life, and the Question of Justice.” http://www.amazon.com/Ethics-Abortion-Question-Routledge-Bioethics/dp/0415884691 This is an excellent book, and I highly recommend it. In the book, Kaczor defends the pro-life position with clarity and philosophical depth. Nearly half of the book discusses the personhood question. He also critically discusses […]
Here is the Amazon link to Jane Gilroy’s new book entitled “A Shared Vision: The 1976 Ellen McCormack Presidential Campaign.” http://www.amazon.com/Shared-Vision-McCormack-Presidential-Campaign/dp/1432755064/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1280603411&sr=8-3 Jane presented some of this story at the 2005 UFL conference. Here is a link to her paper from the 2005 conference. http://www.uffl.org/vol15/gilroy05.pdf Jane, who was the vice-chair of McCormack’s campaign committee, is uniquely […]
We are happy to announce that the UFL blog is now live. We anticipate that members of the UFL Board will begin making regular posts. Please direct comments to me at firstname.lastname@example.org. — Fr Joe Koterski SJ (UFL Secretary)
The annual meeting/conference of University Faculty for Life (UFL) at Catholic University of America on June 4-5, 2010 was a real success. The conference director was Frank Beckwith (Baylor) and the local host was Father Kurt Pritzl, O.P. UFL acknowledges with gratitude the hospitality of Catholic U and the Columbus School of Law, where the conference […]
The 20th annual conference of University Faculty for life is is this weekend at Catholic U. Details are available on the UFL website. Featured speakers include Hadley Arkes, John Keown, Richard Doerflinger, Father James Schall S. J., Msgr. Robert Sokowloski, Erika Bachiochi, and Bill Saunders. Frank Beckwith and Father Kurt Pritzl O.P. have put to […]
The Board of Directors of the University Faculty of Life intends to use this blog for discussion of current topics on the life issues that define our organization: abortion, infanticide, and euthanasia. We hope that you will find it a useful service. Fr. Joseph Koterski, S.J.