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Pro-Life Advocacy: What is the Best Strategy? (41)

June 14, 2017

My guest is Seth Dreyer, Director of Training for Created Equal, a pro-life advocacy group based in Columbus, Ohio. We talk about attempts to limit or restrict abortion through legislation, especially in Ohio. We discuss how these attempts may fare in the larger goal of overturning the 1973 Roe v. Wade Supreme... View Article

Protecting Lives That Can Feel Pain (37)

October 5, 2015

We talk with Hannah Wegman, a 2013 graduate of Cedarville University, about the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. Hannah is a project coordinator and writer for Concerned Women for America in Washington, D.C. Concerned Women for America website More about the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

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

Abortion and the Apologetics of Life (35)

August 31, 2015

Scott Klusendorf is the founder and president of Life Training Institute (Website). He recently spoke for two mornings in the Cedarville University Chapel, where he engaged our students in the logic of pro-life arguments. In this podcast, he and I reflect on the recent Planned Parenthood videos, our current cultural... View Article

Standing With Those Who Stand for Life (34)

August 12, 2015

I had the chance to sit down with Paul Coudron, Executive Director of Dayton Right to Life. The Center for Bioethics is excited to partner with this important advocate for the unborn. During the interview, we talk about the recent successful Ride for Life (which included the Cedarville University campus)... View Article

Christians and Birth Control (33)

June 10, 2015

An interview with KRRC Radio (“The Bridge FM”) and Pastor Even Goeglein of Faith Lutheran Church in Rogue River, OR. We discuss the modern use of oral contraceptives, and a new law in Oregon that permits pharmacists to prescribe and dispense them. Rogue River, OR: KRRC Radio “The Bridge”

Protecting Babies with Down Syndrome

May 21, 2015

Last Tuesday evening, I presented testimony at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, representing the Center for Bioethics and Ohio Right to Life. I spoke before the Community and Family Advancement Committee in the Ohio House, in favor of H.B. 135, a statute to prohibit abortion solely because of a diagnosis... View Article

PGD: Eugenics Is Not Dead

April 13, 2015

by Dr. Heather Kuruvilla There is no genetically perfect person.  Every one of us carries mutations, both genetic and epigenetic, in our genomes.  In the future, we may be able to repair these defects.  Gene therapies have shown promise in treating some types of cancer, and may eventually be used... View Article

Your 3-person Embryo Questions Answered

March 2, 2015

Photo Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons   by Dr. Heather Kuruvilla Since Britain legalized the creation of 3-person embryos on February 24th, I’ve been asked a number of questions about this procedure. Below are a few commonly asked questions as well as some resources that I hope will be helpful. Why... View Article

The Pain of Being “Left-Over”

August 14, 2014

Ever since the first “test-tube” baby in 1978, reproductive technologies such as in vitro fertilization (IVF) have led to a host of ethical conundrums. In order to boost success rates, fertility clinics routinely produce many more human embryos than can be implanted. The excess “left-over” embryos serve as a backup... View Article