Dr. Jacob M. Appel on Polygamy, Incest & Bestiality in a Culture of Liberty

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Dr. Jacob M. Appel, a renowned Bioethicist and a physician at Mt. Sinai Hospital, has agreed to speak to the Libertarian Party of Queens County on Saturday, February 11, 2012 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon at Bohemian Hall (in the downstairs Cellar Cafe) with respect to the issues of Polygamy, Incent & Bestiality and how they should be addressed in a Culture of Liberty.

Carl Person, a candidate for the Libertarian Party's Presidential Nomination, recently classified "bestiality" as a victimless crime and many members of the Libertarian Party (the Party of Principle) blasted his position as anti-libertarian - but is it? Dr. Appel will address these issues and answer questions you may have. There is no greater expert in the field than Dr. Appel.

Jacob M. Appel, MD, JD, MPhil, MFA, is a professional bioethicist who contributes frequently to such academic publications as The Hastings Center Report, The Journal of Medical Ethics, The Journal of Clinical Ethics, The Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics and The Bulletin of the History of Medicine. His commentary on issues related to the interstices of law, medicine and morality has also been featured in The New York Times, New York Post, New York Daily News, Chicago Tribune, Detroit Free Press, New Haven Register, Orlando Sentinel, Albany Times-Union, The Providence Journal and many other regional newspapers. He also writes regular bioethics columns for The Huffington Post and Opposing Views. Jacob has recently held teaching appointments at Columbia University, New York University, Pace University and Brown University, where he was named Teacher of the Year by the undergraduate student body in 2003. Jacob is a graduate of Brown University, Harvard Law School and Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons. He practices medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital and previously practiced healthcare law in New York City and Rhode Island. More at: www.jacobmappel.com (http://www.jacobmappel.com/)

Admission is FREE but we do literally pass the hat for contributions because of the continually increasing fee we are charged for the rental of the room.

This event will take place at Bohemian Hall (in the Cellar Cafe downstairs adjacent to the Restaurant) located at[masked]th Avenue in Astoria, New York. If you are driving, there is free street parking (easier to get if you come early). If you are coming by subway, take the "N" train to the Astoria Blvd. stop and walk one block. If you get lost, call Dr. Tom Stevens (LPQC Political Director) on his cell phone at[masked]

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