Dr. Wesley J. Smith, Sr. Fellow – Discovery Institute: Washington D.C., speaking at the 2013 Bringing America Back to Life Symposium on: “Bioethics with a World View”. Smith is a Senior Fellow at the Discovery Institute’s Center on Human Exceptionalism. He serves as a Lawyer & Consultant for the International Task Force on Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide as well as being a Special Consultant for the Center for Bioethics and Culture.
He is well known for his blog, “Secondhand Smoke”, which advances his theory of “Human Exceptionalism” and criticizes individuals whom he has termed “mainstream” bioethicists such as Peter Singer. Dr. Smith has also authored or co-authored twelve books and has been published in The New York Times, Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, San Francisco Chronicle, The Seattle Times, and New York Post.