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Schedule for AUL Legal Institute Announced. Save the Dates June 23-26, 2008

AUL Legal Institute — June 23-26, 2008 Preliminary Schedule (subject to change) Registration Coming Soon Monday, June 23 9:00 — 9:15 am Welcome Daniel McConchie, M.A., Vice President & Executive Director, Americans United for Life 9:15 — 10:30 am Abortion: The Ultimate Abuser of Women…

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AUL Announces Selection of 2008 Fellows

In today’s fast-paced environment, rapid advances in biotechnology pose increasing political, legal, and ethical problems. We also face other serious challenges to life on issues related to abortion, healthcare rights of conscience, and the end of life. These challenges call for increased education and training…

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25 Feb 2008 Posted by Americans United for Life in AUL, Blog, Legal Program 1 comment

AUL Attorney Testifies in Missouri

On Tuesday, February 19, the Missouri House Committee on Healthcare Policy considered HB 1831, a bill enhancing Missouri’s informed consent before abortion statute. In addition to requiring that women be informed of the medical risks of abortion, HB 1831 also requires that women receive information…

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22 Feb 2008 Posted by Americans United for Life in Blog no comments

Battle over NY Freedom of Choice Act Rages On

Governor Eliot Spitzer’s “Freedom of Choice Act” (FOCA), also called the “Reproductive Health and Privacy Protection Act” (RHAPP), has kindled a fiery debate in New York. Democratic Senator Ruben Diaz (Bronx) declared earlier this month that the RHAPP “is one of the most dangerous and…

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21 Feb 2008 Posted by Americans United for Life in Blog no comments

Pope Benedict on Bioethics

At the end of January, Pope Benedict gave an address to plenary session of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. The full text of the speech is now available in English on the Vatican website. His remarks on bioethics were near the end…

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21 Feb 2008 Posted by Americans United for Life in Blog no comments

Embryo Reviewed

Sunday’s New York Times Book Review carried a review of Embryo: A Defense of Human Life. The reviewer, Slate.com’s bioethics writer/reporter William Saletan, is someone that I generally respect as a thoughtful writer, even though I don’t always agree with him. His review of Embryo,…

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13 Feb 2008 Posted by Americans United for Life in Blog 1 comment

South Dakota Senate Defeats Threat to Pharmacists

The South Dakota Senate has rejected, by a vote of 22 to 12, a bill that would have removed legal protection from pharmacists who refuse to sell or dispense contraceptives including so-called “emergency contraceptives” in violation of their consciences. Senate Bill 164 proposed that a…

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12 Feb 2008 Posted by Americans United for Life in Blog, ROC no comments
 
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