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Saturday, September 21 • 1:50pm - 2:50pm
PANEL: Abortion, Religion & the Courts

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Faith groups are front and center across the abortion issue, with some pushing to curtail abortion rights and others urging courts and legislatures to protect women's right to an abortion. As states pass six-week abortion bans, each side says they are morally called to their beliefs. In this panel, we'll sort through some of the myriad religious viewpoints and how they're poised to impact the future of abortion in the United States.

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Danae King

Religion Reporter, The Columbus Dispatch
@DanaeKing  //  Danae King is the faith and values and immigration reporter at The Columbus Dispatch, where she has been since October 2016. Previously, she worked as a business reporter at The Lima News and as an education reporter at The (Findlay) Courier. A Bowling Green State... Read More →

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Rabbi Hara Person

Chief Executive, Central Conference of American Rabbis
hperson@ccarnet.org // 212-972-3636  //  Rabbi Hara Person is the chief executive of the Central Conference of American Rabbis. Previously she was the CCAR's chief strategy officer and served as publisher of CCAR Press.Rabbi Person is also the co-author of "Stories of Heaven and... Read More →
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Father Frank Pavone

National Director, Priests for Life
917-331-3477  //  @frfrankpavone  //  Father FRANK PAVONE was ordained in 1988 by Cardinal John O’Connor, and since 1993 has served as national director of Priests for Life. He is also president of the National Pro-life Religious Council, and the national pastoral director of... Read More →
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Elaina Ramsey

Executive Director, Ohio Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice
elaina@ohiorcrc.org  //  703-403-3424  //  Elaina Ramsey (she/her) serves as the executive director of the Ohio Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice and the editor of Red Letter Christians.With a decade of campaign, advocacy, and communications experience, Elaina loves... Read More →

Saturday September 21, 2019 1:50pm - 2:50pm
Ballroom A