Deliberate Deception? Biotech Company Uses “Fetal Cells” to Treat Gordie Howe, Calls Them “Adult”

Jonathan Swift, by Charles Jervas [Public domain or Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Two well-known athletes are making remarkable progress following stem cell transplants from a San Diego-based biopharmaceutical company; but the company's own statements have caused some confusion as to just where the stem cells came from.Detroit Red Wings' hockey great Gordie Howe and San Francisco 49ers' retired quarterback John Brodie are showing remarkable progress after stem cell treatments with "adult stem cells," according to Stemedica Cell Technologies president Maynard Howe.Only … [Read more...]

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Archbishop of Sydney to Debate Controversial Ethicist Peter Singer on End-of-Life Issues

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You've probably heard of Peter Singer, the controversial Princeton bioethicist who advocates infanticide, incest and bestiality.  A utilitarian who supports abortion, Singer has stated publicly that some animals are more entitled to personhood than are newborn babies. By his standard, then, parents could decide in the first six months of their child's life whether to permit him to live, or whether to euthanize him.On August 13, the outspoken professor with the outrageous views will de … [Read more...]

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When There’s a Mix-up in the Store and You Buy the Wrong Baby

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What if you go to buy a baby and there's a some kind of parentage mix-up, or the seller lies to you about whose child this really is?That's just one of the avoidable crises that are spawned by a culture in which human life is a commodity, to be bought and sold, brought into existence or extinguished at will.Wesley Smith, special consultant to the Center for Bioethics and Culture,  has a truly disheartening article over on LifeNews.com about a lesbian couple in Canada who bought sperm for … [Read more...]

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