Jan 08

Prolife Center kicks off three part lecture series on January 8

Published on: Tuesday, January 8, 2013

The Prolife Center at the University of St. Thomas kicks off a three lecture series “Defending Life in 2013” on Tuesday, January 8 at 7 p.m. in the Schulze Auditorium in the Opus College of Business in downtown Minneapolis.   The event is free and open to the public.

Dr. Paul Wojda presentation, "Always to Care, Never to Kill," will discuss physician-assisted suicide and end of life issues.  Dr. Wojda is an associate professor of theology at the University of St. Thomas with expertise in moral theology and biomedical ethics.

Each of the next two Tuesday, January 15 and 22 the series will continue at 7 p.m. in the same location.  On January 15, Clarke Forsythe, senior counsel with Americans United for Life, will present "The Tragic History of Roe v. Wade," discussing how the case to create a constitutional right to abortion arose and was understood by the Justices of the United States Supreme Court. On January 22, Professor Teresa Collett will present the third and final lecture "Defending Life in 2013: After 40 Years of Abortion on Demand." In her presentation, Collett will review current abortion law and current cases before the courts.

The Prolife Center has applied for 1.5 hours of Standard CLE credit for the January 15 and 22 lectures. For more information about the lectures please contact Bethany Fletcher at

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