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A Sad and Evil Day

January 29, 2019

On Tuesday of last week, in a single, breathtaking move, the liberal-dominated legislature of the state of New York passed the Reproductive Health Act (RHA). Symbolically, the occasion was the 46th anniversary of the 1973 Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision, establishing a woman’s legal right to abortion in the U.S.... View Article

America’s Cutest Baby?

February 12, 2018

Gerber has just announced their new “2018 Spokesbaby.” His name is Lucas Warren, and he’s a real cutie. Ironically, he is also a child with Down syndrome. Perhaps this is all just a cynical marketing ploy, or perhaps there is a real understanding of his true humanity. Yet the irony is this:... View Article

The Pro-Life Outlook for 2018

January 3, 2018

2017 has been a good year for pro-life advocacy. I am grateful that the Down Syndrome Non-Discrimination Act, which the Center for Bioethics endorsed, passed in both the Ohio House and Senate. I personally had the privilege of testifying before committees in both chambers in support of this legislation. On... View Article

The Ethics of Abortive Vaccines

November 1, 2017

(By guest blogger Caleb VanDyke) Cedarville PharmD student Stephanie Cailor has been studying research from India with some disturbing ethical implications. At the recent LifeTech conference here at Cedarville, she described how a vaccine under development might serve as a form of contraception, with the goal of controlling India’s overpopulation problem.... View Article

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

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

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

Health Care Conscience Bill Before Congress

November 23, 2015

The freedom of conscience in health care is now under attack more than ever. Nurses, doctors, and pharmacists are speaking up. From Catherina Cenzon-DeCarlo, an operating room nurse: On May 24, 2009, the hospital where I work coerced me to assist in a 22-week abortion. My duties as a nurse... View Article

Digging Deeper: Latest PP Video Does Further Damage

October 30, 2015

Compounding the damage of earlier revelations, an 11th video has been released by the Center for Medical Progress. The covert interview features Dr. Amna Dermish, yet another abortionist working for Planned Parenthood, this time in Texas. I recently provided comments to the online news site The Blaze. Here’s an excerpt: The problem... View Article

Fighting Over Frozen Lives

September 28, 2015

The latest chapter in the embryo wars is in California, where a couple is engaged in a bitter custody dispute over the woman’s children, currently in the form of unimplanted frozen embryos. Dr. Mimi Lee and Steven Findley underwent in vitro fertilization when Dr. Lee was diagnosed with breast cancer,... View Article