February 2012

“The Killing-for-Organs Pushers”

By Wesley J. Smith, J.D., Special Consultant to the CBC I have a piece in the Daily Caller describing another in a long series of articles in professional journals arguing that it should be acceptable to kill for organs. From “The Killing-for-Organs Pushers:” If you want to see where our culture may next go off […]

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Dutch Mobile Euthanasia Clinics Ready to Roll

By Wesley J. Smith, J.D., Special Consultant to the CBC One of the supposed protections of euthanasia is the doctor saying no when, as one example, when killing isn’t warranted. (Doctors also say know if participating in killing of a patient is against conscience, of course). Ditto assisted suicide in Oregon and Washington. But that […]

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We’re Not in Kansas

A report from CBC President Jennifer Lahl on the Dr. Oz show and screenings of Anonymous Father’s Day and Eggsploitation in New York City. Read it at CBC-Network.org

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We’re Not in Kansas

By Jennifer Lahl, CBC President The Dr. Oz Show As you probably know by now, the episode of the Dr. Oz show that I taped in New York City in December, 2011, aired on January 27. I hope you were able to watch it, but if not, Dr. Oz has plenty of clips up from […]

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Jennifer Lahl on the Dr. Oz Show

As you probably know by now, CBC President Jennifer Lahl was on the Dr. Oz show that aired on January 27. The show has posted the segments of the show individually. Here are links to all of the segments. When are you too old to have a baby? Part 1 When are you too old […]

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Georgia Anti-Assisted Suicide Advertising Law Unconstitutional

By Wesley J. Smith, J.D., Special Consultant to the CBC This is the consequence of the ridiculous practice of legislating to headlines too often seen in the states’ legislatures and Congress. In this case, Jack Kevorkian was publicly promising to assist suicides. And what did the brainiacs in the Georgia Legislature do in response? Ban […]

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BioBites: Court Overturns Assisted Suicide Restrictions, Australian IVF Doctor Sued After Child Born with Genetic Disorder, Scientists Want Designer Babies with Three Parents, and More

Bioethical news articles for February 6th: Scientists Want Designer Babies with Three Parents: “Scientists in Australia want to create designer babies with the DNA of three parents to try to prevent mitochondrial mutations. ‘We want to remove the mother’s bad mitochondria and replace it with healthy mitochondria through In Vitro Fertilization,’ said professor Peter Illingworth […]

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Cry Me a River California Institute for Regenerative Medicine!

By Wesley J. Smith, J.D., Special Consultant to the CBC The sense of entitlement of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine and its supporters would choke a cow. California is about to run out of cash! — and its supporters worry that it might lose the ability to borrow even more money to bury my […]

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“Quality of Life” Up to Patient, Not Bean Counters

By Wesley J. Smith, J.D., Special Consultant to the CBC We hear much talk about how the health care system should take “quality of life” of the patient into account in medical decision making. This issue is discussed in the Health Blog over at the WSJ today. From “Informed Patient: Taking Quality of Life into […]

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