Bioethics

 

Adult Stem Cells Yield “Miraculous Results” as They Reverse Condition of Patients With MS
Washington, DC | 1/19/16

The U.K. press are reporting heartening results for the use of adult stem cells to treat relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (MS), including

Sperm Donor Sues to Force Surrogate Mother of Triplets to Abort One of the Babies
Washington, DC | 1/7/16

New details are coming to light about a surrogate mother of triplets who is being pressured by the biological father to abort one of the unborn

Surrogate Pregnant With Triplets Sues to Stop Birth Father’s Demand She Have an Abortion
Washington, DC | 1/5/16

A California surrogate mother filed a lawsuit Monday to protect one of her unborn triplets from being aborted by the biological father.

Woman’s Ex-Husband Wants Their Embryos Destroyed After They Divorce, But They’re “Fully Human”
St. Louis, MO | 12/24/15

Jalesia McQueen and her ex-husband Justin Gadberry have two frozen embryos left over from in vitro fertilization, the Associated Press reports.

Scientists Meet to Discuss Dangerous Plan to Genetically Modify Unborn Children
Washington, DC | 12/22/15

Last week in Washington D.C., scientists from around the world met to discuss where or not to use new, cutting-edge gene editing techniques to

Republicans in Congress Stop Scientists From Creating Babies as Three-Parent Embryos
Washington, DC | 12/17/15

Genetically-manufactured babies, gene-manipulated human embryos, human-animal chimeras, human clones—all science fiction, right? No, these

Congress Passes Pro-Life Congressman’s Bill to Spend $53 Million on Adult Stem Cell Research
Washington, DC | 12/16/15

With a unanimous show of support, U.S. Rep. Chris Smith’s legislation, the Stem Cell Therapeutic and Research Reauthorization Act (H.R. 2820),

Surrogate Mom Pregnant With Triplets Refuses Parents’ Demand to Abort One of the Babies
Washington, DC | 12/15/15

Another surrogacy case involving abortion has cropped up -- this time in California -- and it has the surrogate mother of trip-lets rejecting

Video: Stem Cell Scientist Asks, “What if My Neighbor’s Kid Was Genetically Modified?”
Washington, DC | 12/14/15

With the advent new DNA editing technology, many people are already fantasizing about creating designer babies. Some parents are salivating over

Activists Want to Criminalize “Ecocide,” Killing Plants and Trees, But Killing Unborn Babies is OK
Washington, DC | 12/8/15

Radical environmentalism isn’t content with passing laws that regulate our use of the land and resources.

Twin Baby Who Died 74 Minutes After Birth Becomes the Youngest-Ever Organ Donor
London, England | 12/4/15

Hope Lee lived for just 74 minutes outside the womb, but her tiny life is still helping to save others.

Head of Company That Mass Manufactures Cloned Animals Ready to Pursue Human Cloning
Washington, DC | 12/3/15

The head of a Chinese company that mass manufactures cloned animals claims that he could do it with humans. From the AFP story:

Birth Father Demands Surrogate Have Abortion After Learning She’s Pregnant With Triplets
Atlanta, GA | 11/25/15

A Georgia man never bargained for triplets when he hired a surrogate to have his child by in vitro fertilization. Now, he is demanding that she