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Chaplain's Activity: Unborn Victim of Violence Act

Saturday, November 22, 2003

Lloyd Steffen joined Rev. Robert Tiller, Legislative Coordinator of the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice, on Capitol Hill to express concern and opposition to the proposed "Unborn Victim of Violence Act," the aim of which is to redefine fetal life in terms of personhood, which is a right-bearing category with enormous legal and moral implications. Passage of this act, which does not once metion woemen, would severely curtail the ability of women to exercise reproductive choice in the United States.   Steffen joined Tiller and others to meet with aides in the offices of Senator Blanche Lincoln, (D-AK) and Senator Arlen Specter (R-PA).