Polish Bishops Warn Government: In Vitro Fertilization a “Type of Refined Abortion”

By John-Henry Westen WARSAW, December 19, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Bishops of Poland issued an open letter to the federal Government yesterday informing them that the Government’s support for in vitro fertilization undermines their claims to be pro-life. In vitro fertilization (IVF) is the process of artificial procreation whereby sperm and ova are combined to create embryonic children outside the womb which are then implanted in batches of 2-5 in the hopes that one child survives till birth. In their letter the Polish Bishops called IVF “inadmissible and undignified” noting that “many embryos perish” during the procedure. The letter called […]
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New Colorado Initiative Seeks to Define Embryos as Human Persons under the Law

By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman DENVER, December 18, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A young law student in Colorado has launched an effort to put a resolution on the state ballot in 2008 to acknowledge the personhood of embryos from the moment of fertilization. Kristi Burton, age 20, is heading a group called “Colorado for Equal Rights” (https://www.coloradoforequalrights.com), which is grabbing the attention of the major media nationwide.  The organization is seeking the 76,000 signatures necessary under Colorado law to subject a resolution to a statewide plebiscite. The resolution simply reads: “Be it Enacted by the People of the State of Colorado: SECTION […]
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