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Physician-Assisted Suicide Laws: Choice or the Perfect Crime?

Physician-Assisted Suicide Laws: Choice or the Perfect Crime?

🕔19:12, 14.Feb 2017

BDF attorneys Nikolas T. Nikas and Dorinda C. Bordlee’s review of the actual text of state laws legalizing “physician-assisted suicide” reveals the following little known deceptions.     How Physician-Assisted Suicide Laws Facilitate the Perfect Crime:   Lack of adequate

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Post-Abortion Organ Harvesting Ban: BDF Model Bill Enacted

Post-Abortion Organ Harvesting Ban: BDF Model Bill Enacted

🕔17:52, 23.Jun 2016

The “dead donor rule” is a longstanding ethical norm that protects the integrity of human organ donation by providing that (a) organ donors must be dead before procurement of organs begins, and (b) organ procurement itself must not cause the

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Medical Associations File Supreme Court Amicus Brief Supporting Pharmacists’ Conscience Rights

Medical Associations File Supreme Court Amicus Brief Supporting Pharmacists’ Conscience Rights

🕔06:04, 5.Feb 2016

Washington, D.C., February 5, 2016. Bioethics Defense Fund, along with co-counsel Americans United for Life, filed a key amicus brief on behalf of five medical associations in a case with profound implications for healthcare rights of conscience. The case was

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BDF Speakers for your Law or Medical School

BDF Speakers for your Law or Medical School

🕔03:14, 1.Jun 2015

With decades of experience in constitutional litigation and strategic legislative drafting regarding bioethics and human life issues, BDF attorneys Nikolas T. Nikas and Dorinda C. Bordlee are sought-after speakers for their ability to effectively communicate the life-affirming position on complex

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Three-Parent Embryos: Reproductive Human Cloning to Produce Genetically Modified Babies

Three-Parent Embryos: Reproductive Human Cloning to Produce Genetically Modified Babies 0

🕔12:20, 19.Feb 2015

3Parent-BDFBioethicsBriefingFINAL – Combined Legal Briefing and Science White Paper 3Parent-CondicWhitePaper – White Paper by Maureen L. Condic, PhD with illustrations 3Parent-BDF2Pager – 2 page summary February 19, 2015. Bioethics Defense Fund attorneys Nikolas T. Nikas and Dorinda C. Bordlee have

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Louisiana: Number 1, Six Years Running, with BDF Model Bills

Louisiana: Number 1, Six Years Running, with BDF Model Bills

🕔11:56, 14.Jan 2015

BDF congratulates Louisiana for being ranked number 1, and Arizona for being ranked number 4. Read on to learn about unique life-protective bills that BDF is ready to consult on for your state. January 14, 2015. For the sixth year

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Hobby Lobby Victory; EWTN benefits

Hobby Lobby Victory; EWTN benefits

🕔12:19, 30.Jun 2014

June 30, 2013.Washington, D.C. Today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a landmark decision, ruling 5-4 in favor of the right of family-run corporations to conduct their business in accord with their religious beliefs about the sanctity of human life. Bioethics

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SCOTUS Victories for Pro-Life Speech: McCullen, SBA List

SCOTUS Victories for Pro-Life Speech: McCullen, SBA List

🕔12:33, 26.Jun 2014

June 26, 2013. Washington, D.C. While we are still waiting for the Court’s ruling on the HHS Mandate cases, today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a victory for pro-life sidewalk counseling in the McCullen v. Coakley buffer zone case, with

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Jindal Signs Cutting-Edge BDF Bills: No Abortion Providers in Schools; Sex Trafficking; Admitting Privilges

Jindal Signs Cutting-Edge BDF Bills: No Abortion Providers in Schools; Sex Trafficking; Admitting Privilges

🕔08:09, 13.Jun 2014

Thanks to your voice in support of the dignity of human life, Governor Jindal yesterday signed two landmark bills drafted by Bioethics Defense Fund. From the Governor’s official press release: Governor Jindal thanked Rep. Jackson and Rep. Hoffman for authoring

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BDF Amendment Prohibits Disability-Selective Abortion Discrimination in State-Sponsored Down Syndrome Materials

BDF Amendment Prohibits Disability-Selective Abortion Discrimination in State-Sponsored Down Syndrome Materials

🕔08:22, 30.May 2014

May 30, 2014. Today, Governor Bobby Jindal signed Louisiana H.B. 1058, a bill that mandates the state department of health to create published and web-based materials designed to provide information on medical statistics and support for use by an expectant

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