Tag: Ethics

This New Technology Could Produce Babies from Skin Cells

Within the next 10-20 years, a new and controversial fertility technology called in vitro gametogenesis could make it possible to manipulate skin cells into creating a human baby. However, this groundbreaking research has caused push-back from some critics, like Fr. Tadeusz Pacholczyk, director of education at the National Catholic Bioethics Center, who says IVG would […]

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Dutch Cardinal: Bishops warned of Euthanasia’s Slippery Slope

OXFORD, England – Recent increases in euthanasia and assisted suicide deaths among psychiatric and dementia patients reflect the concerns church officials expressed years ago, said a Dutch cardinal. Cardinal Willem Eijk of Utrecht, Netherlands, said psychiatrist Boudewijn Chabot was right to complain that doctors were now ignoring legal requirements that a patient requesting death should […]

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Illinois Bill Would Make It 4th State to Ban Abortions on Babies with Down Syndrome

Two Illinois lawmakers hope to make their state the next one to protect unborn babies with Down syndrome from discriminatory abortions. The Journal Star reports Republican state Reps. Allen Skillicorn, of Crystal Lake, and Thomas Morrison, of Palatine, introduced state House Bill 4210 last week to prohibit abortions on unborn babies solely because of a […]

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