Brave New Iowa: Stem Cells, Cloning and the Sanctity of Human Life

Wesley J. Smith

Thursday, 24 Apr 2008 at 8:00 pm – Sun Room, Memorial Union

Author and lawyer Wesley J. Smith is a Senior Fellow at the Discovery Institute, an attorney for the International Task Force on Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide, and a special consultant for the Center for Bioethics and Culture. His writing and opinion columns on assisted suicide, bioethics, legal ethics, and public affairs have appeared in such publications as Newsweek, New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal. He has authored or coauthored eleven books, including Forced Exit: The Slippery Slope from Assisted Suicide to Legalized Murder; Culture of Death: The Assault on Medical Ethics in America; Power Over Pain, A Consumer's Guide to Obtaining Good Pain Control; and A Consumer's Guide to Brave New World. Smith is the author of the Internet blog "Secondhand Smoke" and hosts a biweekly podcast, "Brave New Bioethics."

Cosponsored By:
  • Students for Life
  • Committee on Lectures (funded by Student Government)