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Helen M. Alvaré

Helen M. Alvaré is a law professor at George Mason University in Arlington, Virginia, where she teaches and writes in the areas of family law, and law and religion. She is also a Senior Fellow at the Witherspoon Institute in Princeton, New Jersey, and Chair of the Task Force on Conscience Protection, as well as a Consultant to the Pontifical Council for the Laity. Previously, she was the voice of the U.S. Catholic bishops on matters concerning respect for life, and a litigation associate at a Philadelphia law firm. She is married with three children.

Is “infertility default” really the preferred option?
24 Mar 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: LARC, minorities, sterilisation
Long-acting contraception targets the poor and minorities

No, all women do not support the contraceptive mandate
12 Aug 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: contraceptive mandate, Obama administration
The Obama administration thinks that women care more about free contraceptives than freedom of religion.

Children made me
30 Aug 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: books, Catholic faith, Women Speak for Themselves
A Catholic academic and feminist tells how she discovered the meaning of marriage and the joy of self-giving.

Jon minus Kate plus insane divorce laws
30 Nov 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: divorce, media
Kate has 'grown out of' Jon and there is nothing to stop them bringing misery on their eight minor children.

International Women’s Day: Recovering a sense of women’s dignity
7 Mar 2008 | FEATURES |  
tags: human dignity
In the name of freedom women have connived in reducing their sex to a consumer object. It is time to look for a new path to liberation.

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