Appeals court: US can fund embryo research – as long as the embryos are destroyed elsewhere first

Last week ended with a ruling from a federal appeals court that should be a wake-up call to how far we are falling in our nation.  If you recall, we’ve written much in this blog about the tug-of-war between the government and scientists competing for government grants to do ethical stem cell research versus research that destroys human embryos, therefore potentially taking a life.  On Friday, a court ruled in Sherley v. Sebelius, saying the funding of human embryonic stem cell research can continue at the government level — just as long as the embryos are killed with private funds […]
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Why I don’t care what George Carlin said about abortion

As opposition to pro-life legislation in North America becomes less and less coherent and increasingly shrill and desperate (the scientific inquiry Motion 312 in Canada, the entirely fictitious Republican “War on Women” in the US), the abortion crowd is falling back on a tried and true strategy: Trot out the celebrity. I don’t pay much attention to the celebrity culture in general unless one of them decides to say something asinine about politics (which, come to think of it, is pretty regularly), but when the pro-“choice” trolls on our Facebook page posted the exact same YouTube clip to our wall […]
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