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This is an event I’d love to go to if I were in D.C. Friday (and if I happen to be, I will be), at my alma mater:

Pro-Life Movement Leaders to Discuss Women, Abortion and the Law

When: 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m., Friday, Jan. 23, 2004

Where: Slowinski Courtroom

Columbus School of Law

The Catholic University of America

3600 McCormack Road, N.E.

Washington, DC

Details: CUA Professor of Law Helen Alvaré will moderate a panel discussion titled “Abortion and the American Woman: Women, Abortion and the Law, A Colloquy with Women Leaders in the Pro-Life Movement” the day after the annual March for Life, which is expected to draw hundreds of thousands of participants to Washington, D.C. The law school event will feature a panel presentation followed by a discussion of the interplay between abortion law and women’s lives.

The panelists will include Georgette Forney, executive director of the National Organization of Episcopalians for Life and co-founder of the National Silent No More Awareness Campaign; Serrin Foster, president of Feminists for Life; and Cathy Cleaver Ruse, director of planning and information for the Secretariat for Pro-Life Activities, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.

The law school is located one block from the Brookland/CUA Metro stop on the Red Line

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