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BDF In The Legislatures

Seasoned Policy Experts

We provide seasoned legal expertise to Capitol Hill staffers, State Governors and executive staff, state legislators, and policy leaders around the world on the cutting-edge human life issues of human cloning and stem cell research, euthanasia, and the impact of abortion on women's physical and psychological health.

Bioethics Briefing Sessions: Do you need legal drafting on human life and biotech issues? Would you like to have bioethics issues explained in plain English? Contact BDF's legal team to arrange a concise yet informative "Bioethics Briefing" on any human life issue.

This educational service can range from brief telephone consultations to on-site individual or group training seminars using interactive PowerPoint presentations.

BDF model legislation and customized drafting embodies a principled yet common-sense approach that respects human dignity. Examples of model legislation that BDF has successfully helped states to enact include:

  • Comprehensive Human Cloning Ban
  • Public Funding Prohibition on Human Cloning and Embryo Destructive Research
  • Human-Animal Hybrid Ban
  • Ban on Cash-induced Human Egg Harvesting

  • Ultrasound Before Abortion Act
  • Obamacare Abortion Insurance Opt-Out
  • Parental Consent/Notification
  • Partial-birth Abortion Bann
  • Funding of Pregnancy Resource Centers
  • Healthcare Rights of Conscience
  • Presumption of Nutrition and Hydration
  • Physician-assisted suicide ban

To obtain BDF Model Legislation assistance or to schedule a Bioethics Briefing, contact us at 504-231-7234 or

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The "BDF Bioethics Blueprints" is a resource compiled by the BDF legal team. It provides the text of life-affirming bioethics legislation that has been enacted in the U.S., Canada, Germany, Italy and France.

To request a complimentary e-copy of the BDF Bioethics Blueprints, contact us at 504-231-7234 or


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