Available Resources from the Charlotte Lozier Institute

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To view this list as a PDF, see: Available Resources from the Charlotte Lozier InstituteLast updated September 26, 2018.

 

Special Websites

 

www.stemcellresearchfacts.org.  This website includes new videos on therapies and cures using ethical sources of stem cells, blogs on current topics, and a search engine for ethical stem cell research trials.

 

www.ObamacareAbortion.com.  This website, co-produced with Family Research Council, allows users to identify which health insurance plans offered on exchanges cover abortion – and which do not.

 

www.GetYourCare.org.  This interactive website, coproduced with Alliance Defending Freedom, allows users to identify an array of community health center alternatives to Planned Parenthood.

 

http://lozierinstitute.org/signs-of-life/. This website publishes a weekly movie review highlighting life issues in sci-fi films.

 

 

Special Reports

 

Thomas M. Messner, J.D., The Women’s Health Protection Act of 2013: The Sweeping Impact of S. 1696, Special Report 1 (July 1, 2014) (44 pp.)

 

Charles A. Donovan, “Turning the Abortion Rate Back Toward Life,” The 2014 Index of Cultural Indicators, the Heritage Foundation (2015)

 

Charles A. Donovan and Moira Gaul, “Turning Hearts toward Life II: New Market Research for Pregnancy Help Centers,” full-color booklet (Summer 2015) (52 pp.)

 

Tim Bradley, Unconscionable: Threats to Religious Freedom and Rights of Conscience in the Abortion Debate, Special Report 2 (October 19, 2016) (19 pp.)

 

Catherine Glenn Foster, J.D., M.A., Planned Parenthood: Profit. No Matter What. Special Report 3 (January 4, 2017) (58 pp.)

 

Richard Doerflinger, M.A., Open Letter to the Hawaii Legislature on Assisted Suicide, Special Report 4 (March 9, 2018) (6 pp.)

 

 

American Reports Series – fully referenced papers on key public policy topics in Congress and the states

 

Byron Calhoun, M.D., Perinatal Hospice: Allowing Parents to Be Parents, American Reports Series 1, (May 1, 2012) (10 pp.)

 

Gene Tarne, The Ethical Stems of Good Science, American Reports Series 2, (December 1, 2012) (12 pp.)

 

Charles A. Donovan and Nora Sullivan, Abortion Reporting Laws: Tears in the Fabric, American Reports Series 3, (December 1, 2012) (25 pp.)

 

Charles A. Donovan, The Adoption Tax Credit: Progress and Prospects for Expansion, American Reports Series 4, (March 1, 2013) (11 pp.)

 

Gene Tarne and Andrew Mullin, Maryland Joins the Trend for Ethical Stem Cell Research, American Reports Series 5, (October 1, 2013) (8 pp.)

 

Angelina Baglini, J.D., Gestational Limits on Abortion in the United States Compared to International Norms, American Reports Series 6, (February 1, 2014) (9 pp.)

 

Gene Tarne, Cloning is Cloning is Cloning, American Reports Series 7, (June 1, 2014) (11 pp.)

 

Mark Bradford, Improving Joyful Lives: Society’s Response to Difference and Disability, American Reports Series 8, (June 1, 2014 ) (28 pp.)

 

Wesley J. Smith, Assisted Suicide Is Not Compassion, American Reports Series 9, (April 28, 2015) (15 pp.)

 

Scott E. Daniels. Health Care Sharing Ministries: An Uncommon Bond, American Reports Series 10, (December 2015) (38 pp.)

 

Anna Higgins, J.D., Sex-Selection Abortion: The Real War on Women, American Reports Series 11, (April 13, 2016) (26 pp.)

 

Charles A. Donovan and Rebecca Gonzales, Abortion Reporting: Toward a Better National Standard, American Reports Series 12, (August 24, 2016) (16 pp.)

 

Kristi Burton Brown, J.D., Fetal Disposition: The Abuses and The Law, American Reports Series 13, (December 6, 2016) (13 pp.)

 

 

On Point Series – brief analyses of current topics in public policy and ethics

 

Elizabeth Johnson, M.D. and Steven Calvin, M.D., Induced Abortion and Risk of Subsequent Preterm Birth, On Point Series 1, (December 1, 2012) (6 pp.)

 

Maureen L. Condic, Ph.D. The Science and Politics of Cloning: What the News Was All About, On Point Series 2, (May 1, 2013) (10 pp.)

 

Charles A. Donovan, Multi-State Health Plans: A Potential Avenue to Tens of Thousands of Publicly Subsidized Abortions, On Point Series 3, (September 1, 2013) (9 pp.)

 

Charles A. Donovan and Thomas M. Messner, J.D., Twenty-Week Bans Raise Issue of Disability Discrimination Abortion, On Point Series 4, (November 24, 2013) (6 pp.)

 

Susan Wills, J.D., LL.M., New Studies Show All Emergency Contraceptives Can Cause Early Abortion, On Point Series 5, (January 1, 2014) (9 pp.)

 

Susan Wills, J.D., LL.M., The Overlooked Key to the Drop in US Abortions, On Point Series 6, (September 4, 2012) (10 pp.)

 

Gene Tarne, Ethical Stem Cells: Back to Basics, On Point Series 7, (May 1, 2014) (5 pp.)

 

Maureen L. Condic, Ph.D., A Scientific View of When Life Begins, On Point Series 8, (June 11, 2014) (5 pp.)

 

Thomas M. Messner, Constitutional Viability of Five-Month Abortion Laws, On Point Series 9, (January 19, 2015) (13 pp.)

 

Elizabeth Johnson, M.D., The Reality of Late-Term Abortion Procedures, On Point Series 10, (January 20, 2015) (7 pp.)

 

Michael New, Ph.D., How Medicaid Expansion in Alaska Will Affect Abortion Rates, On Point 11, (May 13, 2015) (13 pp.)

 

Michael J. New, Ph.D., Hyde @ 40: Analyzing the Impact of the Hyde Amendment, On Point Series 12, (September 27, 2016) (18 pp.)

 

Richard Doerflinger, M.A., The Effect of Legalizing Assisted Suicide on Palliative Care and Suicide Rates: A Response to Compassion and Choices, On Point Series 13, (March 3, 2017) (8 pp.)

 

Moira Gaul, M.P.H., Ad Campaign Ruling Highlights Needs for Outreach and Healing, On Point Series 14, (March 15, 2017) (8 pp.)

 

Richard Doerflinger, M.A., A Reality Check on Assisted Suicide in Oregon, On Point Series 15, (April 13, 2017) (8 pp.)

 

Thomas M. Messner, J.D., Oregon Lawmakers Promote Abortion, Crush Civil Liberty, and Hate on Social Justice, On Point Series 16, (July 13, 2017) (6 pp.)

 

James Studnicki, Sc.D., MPH, MBA; Charles A. Donovan, Planned Parenthood: “Irreplaceable” and “Life-Saving”?, On Point Series 17, (August 2, 2017) (7 pp.)

 

Bobby Schindler, Basic Care. Human Dignity, and Care for Medically Vulnerable Persons, On Point Series 18, (November 21, 2017) (7 pp.)

 

Caroline Savoie, Current Bipartisan Opposition to Assisted Suicide, On Point Series 19, (November 28, 2017) (6 pp.)

 

Charles A. Donovan and Donna Harrison, M.D., Rewire’s Reckless Push for Mail-Order Mifeprex, On Point Series 20, (December 1, 2017) (6 pp.)

 

Richard Doerflinger, M.A., Oregon’s Assisted Suicides: The Up-to-Date Reality in 2017, On Point Series 21, (March 2018) (6 pp.)

 

Teresa Donovan, MPH, Planned Parenthood: Denying the Medical Science of Fertility Awareness, On Point Series 22, (March 21, 2018) (9 pp.)

 

Jeanneane Maxon, J.D., Fact of Life: American Cars (and Their Drivers) Exhibit Decidedly More Pro-life than Pro-choice Views, On Point Series 23, (May 2018) (8 pp.)

 

Amanda Stirone, J.D. State Regulation of Telemedicine Abortion and Court Challenges to Those Regulations, On Point Series 24, (July 2018) (12 pp.)

 

 

Testimonies

 

Kathi Aultman, M.D., In support of Missouri’s Pain-Capable bill

 

Kristi Burton Brown, J.D., In support of Colorado’s HB 1085, a bill to require abortion center inspection regulations

 

Kristi Burton Brown, J.D., In support of Missouri’s bill on fetal disposition, (March 23, 2017) (2 pp.)

 

Kristi Burton Brown, J.D., In support of Missouri’s Pain-Capable bill, (March 23, 2017) (2 pp.)

 

Steve Calvin, M.D., In support of Minnesota H.F. 2865 regarding University of Minnesota funding related to research on fetal tissue and proper disposal (1 pp.)

 

Maureen Condic, Ph.D., In support of Wisconsin’s Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

 

G. Kevin Donovan, M.D., M.A., Informational testimony on the bioethics of fetal tissue research before the U.S. House of Representatives Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives (March 2, 2016)

 

Maria Feeney, Ph.D., In support of Minnesota’s HB 2865 regarding prohibition of fetal tissue research after abortion

 

Catherine Glenn Foster, J.D., M.A., Informational testimony on legal restrictions for fetal tissue donation before the Texas House State Affairs Committee

 

Catherine Glenn Foster, J.D., M.A., Informational testimony on legal restrictions for fetal tissue donation before the U.S. House of Representatives’ Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives (April 20, 2016)

 

Donna Harrison, M.D., Informational testimony during Congressional Forum on Conscience Protections (supporting Conscience Protection Act of 2016) (July 8, 2016)

 

Donna Harrison, M.D., In support of Wisconsin’s Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

 

Anna Higgins, J.D., In support of the Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act (PRENDA) during the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee hearing (April 14, 2016)

 

Anna Higgins, J.D., In support Minnesota’s bill to defund Planned Parenthood

 

Anna Higgins, J.D., In support of Ohio’s SB 214 to defund Planned Parenthood during the House Committee on Community and Family Advancement hearing (October 2015)

 

Anna Higgins, J.D., In support of Ohio’s SB 127, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act during the House Committee on Community and Family Advancement hearing (October 2015)

 

Thomas M. Messner, J.D., In support of Ohio’s HB 294 to defund Planned Parenthood and reallocate government funding to other Ohio medical health centers (November 24, 2015)

 

Michael New, Ph.D., Against Washington, D.C.’s B21-0038 to legalize physician-assisted suicide

 

Angelina Nguyen, J.D., Informational hearing during Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearing on “Late-Term Abortion: Protecting Babies Born Alive and Capable of Feeling Pain” on the topic of international abortion norms and constitutionality of pain-capable laws (March 2016)

 

Angelina Nguyen, J.D., In support of Ohio’s SB 127, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act during Senate Health and Human Services Committee hearing (June 2015)

 

Sheila Page, D.O., In support of Ohio’s SB 127, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act during the House Committee on Community and Family Advancement hearing (October 2015)

 

Sheila Page, D.O., In support of Wisconsin’s Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

 

Sheila Page, D.O., In support of Texas’s bill to prohibit dismemberment abortions based on the science of fetal pain.  (February 27, 2017)

 

Genevieve Plaster, M.A., In support of the Hyde Amendment during informational hearing before House Judiciary’s Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice (September 30, 2016)

 

Genevieve Plaster, M.A., Against Washington, D.C.’s B21-0038 to legalize physician-assisted suicide, during hearing before the D.C. City Council

 

David Prentice, Ph.D., In support of Arizona’s SB 1474 prohibiting trafficking of human fetal tissue,(March 18, 2016) (12 pp.)

 

David Prentice, Ph.D., Informational testimony update before Kansas’s Senate and House committees on the progress of Kansas’ Midwest Stem Cell Therapy Center, (February 8, 2016)

David Prentice, Ph.D., Informational hearing at the Colorado’s state Capitol on fetal tissue trafficking

 

David Prentice, Ph.D., In support of Ohio’s SB 127, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act during the House Committee on Community and Family Advancement hearing (October 13, 2015) (6 pp.)

 

David Prentice, Institute of Medicine on Mitochondrial Replacement and Three-Parent Embryos (May 19, 2015) (3 pp.)

 

David Prentice, Ph.D., In support of Ohio’s Down Syndrome Not-Discrimination Act (May 2015) (4 pp.)

 

David Prentice, PhD, In support of Wisconsin Bill to Prohibit Sales and Use of Fetal Body Parts from Abortion (August 12, 2015) (4 pp.)

 

David Prentice, Ph.D., In support of Indiana’s SB 334 to prohibit abortion based on sex or disability (February 2015) (6 pp.)

 

Tara Sander Lee, Ph.D., In support of Minnesota’s HB 2865 regarding prohibition of fetal tissue research after abortion

 

Tara Sander Lee, Ph.D., In support of Texas’ SB 8 to prohibit human fetal tissue research among other things. (February 16, 2017)

 

Tara Sander Lee, Ph.D., In support of Texas’ HB 200 to prohibit human fetal tissue research among other things.

 

Kathleen Schmainda, Ph.D., Informational testimony on the bioethics of fetal tissue research before the U.S. House of Representatives Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives (March 2, 2016)

 

James Sherley, M.D., Ph.D., In support of Missouri House Bills 2068, 2069, 2070, 2071, and 2371 regarding the humane treatment of human fetal tissue and other issues related to the Center for Medical Progress video (February 24, 2016)

 

William Toffler, M.D., D.C. Committee on Health and Human Services Against Assisted Suicide (August 11, 2015) (3 pp.)

 

 

Legal Briefs/Regulatory Comments

 

Legal brief on writ of certiorari to the U.S. Supreme Court in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby and Sebelius v. Conestoga Wood Products.  CLI and Susan B. Anthony List represent women’s public policy groups  and a coalition of female state legislators and executive branch officials (Jan. 2014) (20 pp., plus appendix).

 

Amicus Curiae Brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in Zubik v. Burwell. The brief describes how research shows that, despite the Obama Administration’s claims, contraception mandates do not reduce rates of unintended pregnancy or abortion. (Jan. 2016) (23 pp.)

 

Comment on NIH Proposal to Fund Human-Animal Chimeras (Sept. 2016) (6 pp.)

 

Comments Submitted to Dept. of Health and Human Services on Title X Funding (Oct. 2016) (9 pp.)

 

Amicus Curiae Brief to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in National Abortion Federation v. Center for Medical Progress, et al.  (April 2016) (47 pp.)

 

Legal brief on writ of certiorari to the U.S. Supreme Court in NIFLA v. Becerra. The brief provides an extensive overview of the important social contributions Pregnancy Help Centers make.  (April 2017) (36 pp.)

 

Legal brief on writ of certiorari to the U.S. Supreme Court in M.C. v. C.M. The brief describes the risks to mothers and children from gestational surrogacy. (Aug. 2017) (32 pp.)

 

Amicus Curiae Brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in NIFLA v. Becerra, in support of pro-life pregnancy help centers that are challenging California’s so-called “Reproductive FACT Act,” which forces them to advertise and refer for abortion. (Jan. 2018) (48 pp.)

 

Comments on President Trump’s Protect Life Rule. (July 30 2018) (10 pp.)

 

 

Supported Law Review/Peer-Reviewed Articles

 

Laura Lederer, J.D. and Christopher Wetzel, “Health Consequences of Sex Trafficking and Their Implications for Identifying Victims in Healthcare Facilities,” Annals of Health Law, University of Chicago-Loyola (Spring 2014) (31 pp.)

 

Michael New, “Analyzing the Impact of State Level Contraception Mandates on Public Health Outcomes,” Ave Maria Law Review (Summer 2015) (25 pp.)

 

Nora Sullivan, M.P.A. and Eoghan de Faoite, M.D., “Psychological Impact of Abortion Due to Fetal Anomaly: A Review of Published Research,” Issues in Law and Medicine (Spring 2017) (12 pp.)

 

James Studnicki, Sc.D., MPH, MBA; John W. Fisher, Ph.D., J.D., M.S., M.A., Charles A. Donovan, David A. Prentice, Ph.D.; Sharon J. MacKinnon, Ph.D., RN, FNP-C, “Improving Maternal Mortality: Comprehensive Reporting for All Pregnancy Outcomes,” Open Journal of Preventive Medicine (Summer 2017) (20 pp.)

 

James Studnicki, Sc.D., MPH, MBA; John W. Fisher, Ph.D., J.D., M.S., M.A. “Recent Increases in the U.S. Maternal Mortality Rate: Disentangling Trends from Measurement Issues,” Obstetrics and Gynecology (Spring 2018) (3 pp.)

 

James Studnicki, Sc.D., MPH, MBA; John W. Fisher, Ph.D., J.D., M.S., M.A., “Planned Parenthood: Supply Induced Demand for Abortion in the US,” Open Journal of Preventive Medicine (Spring 2018) (4 pp.)

 

 

Other

Michael J. New, Ph.D., How the Legal Status of Abortion Impacts Abortion Rates (May 2018)

 

Moira Gaul, M.P.H., Mai W. Bean, A Half Century of Hope, A Legacy of Life and Love: Pregnancy Center Service Report, Third Edition (September 5, 2018)

 

 

Fact Sheets/Presentations

 

David Prentice, Ph.D., “3-Parent Embryos” and “Gene-Edited Babies”: A Visual Aid (June 26, 2015) (6 pp.)

 

David Prentice, Ph.D.,Backgrounder: We Need a New NIH Director (April 25, 2017 ) (5 pp.)

 

Charles Donovan, Sex Selection Abortion: A Worldwide and U.S. Problem (August 23, 2012) (3 pp.)

 

Thomas M. Messner, J.D.,Supreme Court Ruling on Texas Abortion Regulations: What Happened and What Now? (October 16, 2014) (5 pp.)

 

Pregnancy, Preventive Services and Cost Saving: An Ethical and Economic Mirage (June 25, 2012) (4 pp.)

 

State Abortion Limitations (August 5, 2013) (1 p.)

 

Update on Abortion Coverage Limitations: States Take Action (June 27, 2014) (4 pp.)

 

Map: Assisted Suicide Legislation in the United States (April 6, 2018) (1 p.)

 

Fact Sheet: Science of Fetal Pain (September 28, 2017) (2 pp.)

 

Fact Sheet: Responses Regarding Poor Prenatal Diagnosis (September 28, 2017) (2 pp.)

 

Executive Summaries of CLI Papers involving Twenty-Week Abortion (September 28, 2017) (2 pp.)

 

Stories of Premature Births, Lethal/Non-Lethal Anomalies with Fetal Surgery and Perinatal Hospice (September 28, 2017) (2 pp.)

 

History of Fetal Tissue Research and Transplants (July 27, 2015) (6 pp.)

 

World Leaders in Abortion: Top 10 Countries (July 31, 2015) (1 p.)

 

Fact Sheet: Government Funding Sources for Planned Parenthood (February 5, 2016) (1 p.)

 

Map: Landmark Pain-Capable Abortion Bans (June 20, 2017) (1 p.)

 

Fact Sheet: Federal Funding Restrictions on Abortion (October 13, 2016) (3 pp.)

 

Fact Sheet: Reallocating Planned Parenthood’s Federal Funding to Comprehensive Health Centers (March 7, 2017) (4 pp.)

 

Fact Sheet: Responses Regarding Poor Prenatal Diagnosis (September 28, 2017) (2 pp.)

 

Fact Sheet: Science of Fetal Pain (September 28, 2017) (2 pp.)

 

Fact Sheet: Adult Stem Cell Research and Transplants (November 21, 2017) (3 pp.)

 

Fact Sheet: Pregnancy Help Centers – Serving Women and Saving Lives (January 18, 2018) (2 pp.)

 

Fact Sheet: Government Funding Sources for Planned Parenthood (2013-2015) (March 8, 2018) (1 pp.)

 

Fact Sheet: Government Funding of International Abortion Organizations (2013-2015) (March 2018) (2 pp.)

 

Abortion Pill Reversal – Infographic (April 4, 2018)

 

Map: Assisted Suicide in the States (April 6, 2018) (1 p.)

 

Fact Sheet: Online Sales of Mifeprex and Misoprostol for Self-Abortion (April 2018) (3 pp.)

 

Infographic: Planned Parenthood: Supply-Induced-Demand (May 18, 2018)

 

 

 

State Abortion Reports

 

Abortion Reporting: Nebraska (2016) (December 1, 2017)

 

Abortion Reporting: Alaska (2016) (December 19, 2017)

 

Abortion Reporting: Illinois (2016) (February 12, 2018)

 

Abortion Reporting: Alabama (2016) (February 13, 2018)

 

Abortion Reporting: Missouri (2016) (February 21, 2018)

 

Abortion Reporting: Alaska (2017) (March 2, 2018)

 

Abortion Reporting: South Carolina (2016) (March 6, 2018)

 

Abortion Reporting: South Dakota (2016) (March 7, 2018)

 

Abortion Reporting: Pennsylvania (2016) (March 23, 2018)

 

Abortion Reporting: Iowa (2016) (April 3, 2018)

 

Abortion Reporting: Florida (2017) (April 11, 2018)

 

Abortion Reporting: Utah (2016) (April 19, 2018)

 

Abortion Reporting: Overview (March 2018) (April 30, 2018)

 

Abortion Reporting: Kansas (2017) (May 2, 2018)

 

Abortion Reporting: Virginia (2015) (May 3, 2018)

 

Abortion Reporting: Louisiana (2017) (May 16, 2018)

 

Abortion Reporting: West Virginia (2015) (May 21, 2018)

 

Abortion Reporting: Nebraska (2017) (June 5, 2018)

 

Abortion Reporting: Michigan (2017) (July 18, 2018)

 

Abortion Reporting: Idaho (2016) (August 6, 2018)

 

Abortion Reporting: Arkansas (2017) (August 16, 2018)

 

Abortion Reporting: Oklahoma (2017) (August 30, 2018)

 

Abortion Reporting: South Carolina (2017) (September 24, 2018)

 

 

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