NEW YORK BILL REQUIRES CATHOLIC HOSPITALS TO VIOLATE THEIR ABORTIFACIENT POLICY Kaiser reports that the New York State Assembly on Monday passed a bill (S 2347) that would require all hospital emergency rooms, including those in Catholic institutions, to inform rape victims of the availability of abortifacient morning after pills within 72 hours.

NIH STUDY FAVOURS EMBRYONIC STEM CELL RESEARCH The New York Times reports that a NIH study on stem cells requested by HHS Secretary Tommy Thompson has come back strongly promoting embryonic stem cell research.

Actress Mary Tyler Moore called on Congress Tuesday to support embryonic stem cell research, which she called “truly life affirming.”“It is the true pinnacle of charity to give life to another,” she told the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations.,1249,295006903,00.html?


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