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UPDATE: Help Us Tell Kelly’s Surrogacy Story (or Want to be a movie producer? Here’s how!)

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I just wanted to give you a brief update on our important project, our Kickstarter campaign! We are very grateful! We depend on each and every one of you to help us see that this film gets made. We have been fighting tirelessly to oppose bad surrogacy laws advancing in California, New York, and New […]

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Applications for the Next Cohort of Paul Ramsey Institute Fellows are Now Open

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We are pleased to begin accepting applications for the third cohort of our Paul Ramsey Institute, the CBC’s signature educational initiative to further the thought and methods of Paul Ramsey, and to educate and shape future generations of bioethics leaders. The Paul Ramsey Institute brings leading thinkers in the field of bioethics together with current […]

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An Immediate and Substantial Difference

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“Philanthropy is what makes the wheels turn” says Malcolm Gladwell in an episode of his new podcast “Revisionist History.” I’m a Gladwell fan, having read most of his books. My favorite of his podcasts so far is titled “My Little Hundred Million.” In it he talks about Henry “Hank” Rowan, who kickstarted philanthropy to higher […]

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Happy Birthday CBC!

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In the summer of 2000, Jennifer Lahl received the final paperwork establishing the Center for Bioethics and Culture as a non-profit 501(c)(3) public benefit educational organization. It has been my great privilege to work with Jennifer here at the CBC since 2009, and be a part of what she has created and built. And, of […]

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Help Jennifer Lahl Attend the Aspen Ethical Leadership Program

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Our Jennifer Lahl has been invited and accepted into The Aspen Ethical Leadership Program. This prestigious program accepts only 100 people, so it is a true honor to be one of a handful of people hearing from a list of leaders involved with healthcare and ethics. The program is run by the Aspen Center for […]

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Writing a Book on Surrogacy

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A New Book on Surrogacy by Melinda Tankard Reist and Jennifer Lahl: Seeking Contributors We are seeking contributions for a new global collection of first-person accounts by women who were surrogate mothers. The book will be edited by Melinda Tankard Reist (Australia) and Jennifer Lahl (US), and will be published by Spinifex Press for release […]

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UN #CSW59

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Jennifer Lahl is in New York for a week of activities in conjunction with the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women #CSW59. While there, she will be showing all three of our films on third-party reproduction (Breeders: A Subclass of Women?, Eggsploitation, and Anonymous Father’s Day), giving a talk on these important issues, […]

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The Eleventh Annual Paul Ramsey Award Dinner

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I may be biased, but I think this Ramsey Dinner may be the best one we’ve had. Dr. William Hurlbut, a Scholar of our Paul Ramsey Institute, presented the 2014 Paul Ramsey Award for Excellence in Bioethics to Dr. Daniel P. Sulmasy of the University of Chicago. Dr. Sulmasy spoke of Paul Ramsey’s method of […]

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