February 2012

Home, Home In the Lab!

By Wesley J. Smith, J.D., Special Consultant to the CBC Scientists claim that the first hamburger made from stem cells may soon be available for consumption. From the Telegraph story: By generating strips of meat from stem cells researchers believe they can create a product that is identical to a real burger. The process of […]

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Biological Colonialism: Dutch Controversy Over Anything Goes IVF

By Wesley J. Smith, J.D., Special Consultant to the CBC IVF was promised as a generally minor matter that would be available for married couples, otherwise unable, to have biological children. Of course, that relatively conservative agenda held for about two seconds. It is now a huge industry, with unmarried people using it to get […]

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You are Invited

The Board of Directors of The Center for Bioethics and Culture Network extend a personal invitation to you for the upcoming Paul Ramsey Award Dinner Friday, March 23, 2012 Reception will begin at 6:00 pmDinner will begin at 6:30 pm Lakeside Olympic Club599 Skyline BoulevardSan Francisco, CA 94132   The recipient of the 2012 Paul […]

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You are Invited

The Board of Directors of The Center for Bioethics and Culture Network extend a personal invitation to you for the upcoming Paul Ramsey Award Dinner Friday, March 23, 2012 Reception will begin at 6:00 pmDinner will begin at 6:30 pm Lakeside Olympic Club599 Skyline BoulevardSan Francisco, CA 94132   The recipient of the 2012 Paul […]

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Word Engineering in the UK to Push “Presumed Consent” Organ Harvesting System Into Law

By Wesley J. Smith, J.D., Special Consultant to the CBC The UK rations health care. In the UK, people who want life-sustaining or extending treatment can be refused under rationing guidelines or physician refusal. This is the system into which the British Medical Association wants Parliament to enact a “presumed consent” to organ harvesting law […]

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Unexpected Reactions to Eggsploitation

Jennifer is doing some writing at a new blog called New Feminism. Her most recent post is on an unexpected reaction that she’s seen at several Eggsploitation showings — fainting. Check out “Pass the Smelling Salts, Please”

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Legal Euthanasia Leads to Pro Suicide

By Wesley J. Smith, J.D., Special Consultant to the CBC Once, we looked to those who saved suicidal people from dying as the humane and compassionate heroes. After all, they valued the lives of everyone, even those unable to value their own. My how times change. Today, suicide promoters are the heroes. Case in point: […]

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Right to Induce Early Birth So Dying Father Can See Baby?

By Wesley J. Smith, J.D., Special Consultant to the CBC I saw a story this morning that created a conflict between my heart and my head. An imminently dying man and his pregnant wife wanted him to be able to hold their baby before passing. And so, doctors agreed to induce a two-week early birth […]

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“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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