Pro Life Legal Defense Fund, Inc.

National Review Online Article Explains How American Feminism is Failing Women

PLLDF Board Member Bridget L. Fay, Esq. was published at National Review Online. Her article is titled The American feminist establishment does a disservice to women through its divisive, relentless focus on abortion rights
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Associate Professor Emeritus Frank McLaughlin has presented a succinct and compelling scientific and philosophical argument against the use of embryonic stem cells for medical treatment. 

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Young Pro-Life Attorney Wants to Deliver Pro-Life Message Through Animation

"Hello, I am John Pothier, a young Massachusetts attorney, educator, and believer in the pro-life cause... and I am interested in working with pro-life lawyers and their firms in creating audiovisual pieces to help further their causes."

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Hobby Lobby: Is There a “Scientific” Basis for Opposition to Abortifacient Contraception?

By Robert W. Joyce, Esq.


"The United States Supreme Court decision in the case of Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services, v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. held that, under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), closely-held family-run businesses whose owners have sincere religious objection to participating in abortion (by providing abortifacient contraceptives through the company health plan) are not bound by the abortifacient mandatory contraceptive provisions of RFRA. The Court found that to require compliance by these businesses to the abortifacient contraceptive mandate would substantially burden the exercise of religion by forcing them to violate their sincerely held religious beliefs or pay substantial fines."


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Hobby Lobby and Widespread Misunderstanding about When Pregnancy Begins

By Colbe C. Mazzarella, Esq.


"Is there a huge hole in the news coverage about mandatory contraceptive health insurance? The answer is yes. The question is why."

 

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"On 3/29/14, MCFL held its annual pro-life convention at Assumption College in Worcester. Attendees were treated an impressive array of speakers who presented pro-life developments from the medical, educational, legal and religious perspectives. It was a most informative day for all participants!"


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"One of the issues in the Hobby Lobby case before the Supreme Court concerns the business owners’ objection to certain forms of contraception which can cause abortion, specifically the drugs Plan B and Ella, as well as certain IUDs." 
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"PLLDF Board Member, Dwight G. Duncan, recently submitted an amicus brief on behalf of PLLDF, Massachusetts Citizens for Life, Massachusetts Family Institute and the National Lawyers Association, in support of the non-government parties in t
he Hobby Lobby Stores and Conestoga Wood Specialties cases argued before the Supreme Court of the United States on March 25, 2014."


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