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- Robert Destro Professor of law; director, Interdisciplinary Program in Law & Religion Columbus School of Law, The Catholic University of America.
- Jon Fasman Atlanta correspondent for the Economist.
- Suzanne Novak Senior staff attorney, Center for Reproductive Rights.
- Walter Hoye A spokesman for PersonhoodUSA; president of the Issues4Life Foundation and the California Civil Rights Foundation.
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