Science & Statistics for Life

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CLI brings together physicians, sociologists, statisticians, and policy researchers to do both original and interpretative research on a wide range of life issues.

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Keep up with the latest on our life-related research, public policy, and media.

  • Pregnancy Help Centers Win Another Legal Victory in Struggle Against Oppressive Regulations

    Pregnancy help centers (PHCs) have won a victory in their struggle against oppressive regulations. At issue is a 2016 Illinois law regulating physicians and other health care personnel. Plaintiffs, including the National Institute of Family and Life Advocates (NIFLA), challenged the law, arguing, in the words of a federal district court, that it “compels [PHCs] to tell pregnant women the names of other doctors they believe offer abortions, and compels them to tell pregnant women that abortion has ‘benefits’ and is a ‘treatment option’ for pregnancy.”

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  • Netherlands Forcible Euthanasia Case and the Slippery Slope

    Proponents of assisted suicide often dismiss “slippery slope” arguments on the grounds that proper safeguards will assure that assisted suicide will not devolve into euthanasia, either voluntary or not. Earlier this year, for example, Hawaii became another of several states to consider legislation to legalize assisted suicide (the effort failed).  During debate, one lawmaker who supported the bill dismissed concerns over where legalization might lead, saying “the inclusion of protections, such as euthanasia bans, helps allay the fears of critics who worry about the ‘slippery slope.’”

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  • Virginia’s Annual Abortion Report Reveals Planned Parenthood’s Growing Market Share

    State abortion reporting provides a valuable perspective on abortion trends throughout the country. In particular, the Commonwealth of Virginia’s most recent report of abortion by facility, released by the Virginia Department of Health with data for 2015, offers a helpful overview of the numbers of abortions performed by each facility in the state. As Planned Parenthood fights for continued federal funding by insisting that abortion plays only a small part in its total health care services, Virginia’s information is especially relevant.  

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