10
AUG
2017

HUGE Free-Speech Win in Illinois, Where State is Trying to Force Pro-Lifers to Refer for Abortions

By Jay Hobbs In July a federal judge in Illinois handed down a major victory for religious conscience and free speech protection, granting a statewide preliminary injunction against a 2016 law change that would force pro-life medical providers to refer patients to abortion businesses
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10
AUG
2017

ABC’s “Somewhere Between” Gets Honest About the ‘Trauma’ of Abortion

By Amelia Hamilton In the August 8 episode of Somewhere Between, “Fate Takes a Holiday,” the writers got surprisingly real about abortion. While popular culture largely tries to portray abortion as something a woman can simply do casually and forget, or even as something e
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10
AUG
2017

Latest end-of-life statistics from the Netherlands

Nearly one death in 20 now due to euthanasia By Michael Cook More statistics about euthanasia from the Netherlands, based on the latest figures from 2015. Nearly one death in 20 (4.5%) is now due to euthanasia. The figures come from a letter in the latest issue of the New England Jour
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10
AUG
2017

One small step for medicine, one giant leap for eugenics

The first US human gene-editing experiment involves a number of serious ethical issues By David Albert Jones On August 2 scientists published the results of the first experiments conducted on human embryos using the gene editing tool CRISPR/Cas9 in the United States [1]. These experim
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10
AUG
2017

Praying for Jamerian Bennett

By Right to Life of Michigan Jamerian Bennett is a tough 9-year-old child fighting for his life at University of Michigan’s Mott Children’s Hospital. His mother, Brandee, is asking for prayer in their effort to find the care he needs. We first became aware of Jamerian&rsqu
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09
AUG
2017

Human embryos modified to eliminate a single-gene disease

By Michael Cook American and Korean scientists have published in Nature the details of how they successfully edited a single gene in human embryos. A team of American, Chinese and Korean scientists led by Shoukhrat Mitalipov of Oregon Health and Science University used gene-editi
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09
AUG
2017

Gov. Jerry Brown, “litmus tests,” and the abiding conviction that the American people are gullible

By Dave Andrusko Pro-abortion California Gov. Jerry Brown has been on the national political stage for what seems like forever–it’s actually since 1992 when he first ran for President. So as Democrats struggle to figure out their future post Hillary Clinton’s unexpec
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09
AUG
2017

Knights of Columbus Sets Goal of Saving 1 Million Unborn Lives

Carl Anderson calls for expansion of ultrasound initiative Editor’s note. My family and I will be on vacation through August 25. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best of the best” — the stories our readers have told us
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09
AUG
2017

State Fairs and the Continuity of Life

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. My family and I will be on vacation through August 25. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best of the best” — the stories our readers have told us they especially liked over the last ten m
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09
AUG
2017

Preemie twins’ survival was “touch-and-go,” but healthy and happy two years later

Had they been a few days younger, hospital staff would not have cared for them By Dave Andrusko Caroline Wirt told the British publication The Daily Mail she hoped the story of daughters Sapphire and Ruby Wirt “would inspire other families.” Anyone reading Joseph Curtis&rs
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