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Stem Cell Showdown

August 25, 2010

In a dramatic ruling, a federal district court judge has blocked the Obama administration’s new guidelines on embryonic stem cell research. Judge Royce C. Lamberth issued a temporary injunction on August 23rd to prevent federal funding of embryo-destructive research, this in spite of an executive order by the president to... View Article

Ella: Bad News for Women and Families

August 4, 2010

A French drug company has developed a new “morning-after” pill, according to the Washington Post. Marketed under the brand name of ella, proponents have described it as  emergency contraception for up to five days. Now you may recall that a drug called “Plan B” (levonorgestrel) is already on the market,... View Article