Life After Roe Symposium

On June 16, 2022, the Ethics and Public Policy Center’s Ryan Anderson co-hosted the Life After Roe Symposium alongside Kevin Roberts, President of the Heritage Foundation, and Catherine Glenn Foster, President and CEO of Americans United for Life. Distinguished Senior Fellow Ed Whelan, Senior Fellow Roger Severino, and Fellow Rachel Morrison contributed in key panels throughout the day.

Watch the livestream on YouTube.


10:00 – 10:35 am: Opening Session 

  • Kevin Roberts, Ph.D., President, The Heritage Foundation
  • Ryan Anderson, Ph.D., President, The Ethics and Public Policy Center
  • Catherine Glenn Foster, M.A., J.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, Americans United for Life

10:35 – 11:20 am: The Legal Landscape of Federal and State Policy

  • Ed Whelan, Distinguished Senior Fellow, The Ethics and Public Policy Center
  • Clarke Forsythe, Senior Counsel, Americans United for Life
  • Denise Harle, Senior Counsel, Alliance Defending Freedom
  • Roger Severino, Vice President of Domestic Policy, The Heritage Foundation (Moderator) 

11:20 – 11:30 am: Break 

11:30 am – 12:15 pm: The Reality of Abortion in 2022

  • Dr. Christina Francis, Chairman of the Board, American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • Elizabeth Kirk, Director, Center for Law and the Human Person, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
  • Jeanneane Maxon, Associate Scholar, Charlotte Lozier Institute 
  • Rachel Morrison, Fellow, The Ethics and Public Policy Center (Moderator)