PLEASE STOP PRAYING FOR SYRIAN BOMBING VICTIMS

First there was outrage over the bombing of innocent people in Syria by Assad. Many persons of faith called us to pray for the dead and dying children and their loved ones. Then there was outrage over the bombing of an airbase in Syria by Trump. Many persons of faith called for us to pray [Read More…]

Someone Else’s Babies

by Darcy Metcalfe “We can’t restore our civilization with somebody else’s babies.” This is a recent controversial tweet from Republican Congressman Steve King from Iowa. As someone in the field of bioethics, an Iowa resident, and as a white woman who recently adopted a black son, King’s quote is particularly disturbing. Recent genomic studies have [Read More…]

A Cup of Cold Water on World Water Day

By Dan Haseltine and Jenny Eaton Dyer, PhD I stopped to wipe the sweat from my eyes when I noticed the giggling. I’d been hunched over, deep in concentration, replacing bolts in a metal form that would soon be filled with concrete. I had chosen this “low-impact” job because I had nearly fainted while mixing [Read More…]