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Elective Abortions: Material for Research?

July 17, 2017

By Guest Blogger Keegan D’Alfonso There is an unintended irony in a recent study reported in the journal Nature on the immunology of fetuses in the womb. Researchers in Singapore studied tissue from 100 elective second-trimester abortions. In the process, they uncovered details of a fascinating mechanism that permits the... View Article

New Transhumanism – Same Old Story

March 23, 2017

In a modern movement right of of H.G. Wells, transhumanism is on the rise. This atheistic brand of scientism calls for the perfecting of the human species, and for bringing us through to the “next stage” of our evolution. In fact, the idea has an ancient pedigree. The quest for... View Article

Health Care: Right or Privilege?

February 27, 2017

(by guest blogger Eric Stigall, student at Ashland Theological Seminary) Is Health Care a Right or a Privilege? In this era of managed care and the Affordable Care Act (AKA “Obamacare”), this is a loaded question. According to the U.S. Department of Health, about 10% of the population currently does... View Article

Center Challenges AAP Radical Pro-Abortion Stance

February 6, 2017

Ohio Right to Life recently asked us if we would join them in a letter critical of the American Academy of Pediatrics, a move we were happy to make. We signed the letter, along with other medical groups, to  urge the American Academy of Pediatrics to wind back its position that even... View Article

New ‘Incentives’ to Choose Death

February 1, 2017

As we have commented in this blog recently, the American Medical Association (AMA) is thinking of reversing its opposition to physician-assisted suicide (PAS). Canada and five U.S. states have made this practice legal, and “aid in dying” is now a part of everyday medical discussions. Here are a few more... View Article

Bioethics in Faith & Practice: Latest Issue

January 24, 2017

Bioethics in Faith and Practice has just published its latest issue. As we close out 2016, the New Year brings many ethical challenges. This edition of the journal features dilemmas at the beginning of life, the end of life, and in the laboratory. Features in this issue: Senior Editor Commentary – The... View Article

Bioethics Challenges for the New Year

January 9, 2017

A colleague of mine has referred to this modern era as the “Biotech Century.” More than ever before, biological research and medical science have improved our lives, but have created new ethical dilemmas as well. Here are some of the major trends to watch for in the coming year. Issues... View Article

The New Push for Assisted Suicide

December 6, 2016

  There is a growing movement within the American Medical Association (AMA) to legalize “aid in dying,” otherwise known as physician-assisted suicide. The current ethics statement of the AMA, with roots going back thousands of years, states the following: It is the policy of the AMA that: 1.Physician assisted suicide... View Article

Still Pushing the Limits with Abortion

August 23, 2016

(by guest blogger Dr. Mark Pinkerton) It has been over a year since the shocking release of undercover videos showing Planned Parenthood executives haggling over the price of fetal body parts. Despite those disclosures, the abortion industry continues some very questionable practices. According to a recent news report, a congressional... View Article

Pharmacist Conscience Rights Denied

July 6, 2016

Disappointing news from the United States Supreme Court: Pharmacists in the state of Washington have no conscience protections in regard to contraceptive drugs, even those that may induce abortion. In the case of Stormans v. Wiesman, the owners of Ralph’s Thriftway Pharmacy declined to stock certain contraceptives, such as Plan... View Article