Monday, April 30, 2012

New Pregnancy/Parenting Resource Brochure at Notre Dame

Notre Dame University Life Initiatives has recently released a new pregnancy/parenting resource brochure

"For a student facing an unintended pregnancy, the physical, emotional, and spiritual issues can seem overwhelming. In keeping with its Catholic identity, Notre Dame is committed to life and to helping students make choices that support the choice for life. The University will make every effort to provide caring, non-judgmental, and professional assistance and support. Assistance and support is available to any one affected by the pregnancy of someone close to them. The University also supports all those who are parenting. Find out more about the resources offered to pregnant and parenting students--married or unmarried, undergraduate or graduate level--at the University of Notre Dame."

When Does Life Begin?

Watch this video from the Notre Dame Fund to Protect Human Life!

Watch as Maureen Condic, Associate Professor of Neurobiology and Anatomy at the University of Utah addresses the most fundamental question underlying life issues.  This presentation is a part of the Notre Dame Fund to Protect Human Life's Vita Institute, a program that takes place every summer to create the next generation of pro-life leaders. To learn more about the Vita Institute, click here.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Watch Notre Dame and the HHS "Contraceptive" Mandate: A Panel Discussion

What is the HHS "contraceptive" mandate? Whose rights does it violate? What's at stake for Notre Dame if the mandate is not overturned? Notre Dame Right to Life hosts a discussion of this controversial threat to religious freedom. With panelists Professor Carter Snead (Professor of Law, Notre Dame Law School), Dean Richard Garnett (Associate Dean for Faculty Research, Professor of Law, Notre Dame Law School), Lisa Everett (Co-Director, Office of Family Life, Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend), and Gabby Speach (Senior, Program of Liberal Studies).