House Passes Bill to Ban Abortion After 20 Weeks

capitolWith the support of a vast majority of House Republicans, and due to the pro-life dedication of the House Republican leadership, the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday passed landmark legislation, 242-184, to extend federal protections to unborn children who have reached 20 weeks fetal age, and those who are born alive during late abortions.

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Scientists Call for Halt to Genetically Modified Babies

200368974-001After researchers at Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou announced that they had successfully modified the DNA of human embryos, scientists from around the world called for an international ban on the procedure which could lead to the designing of babies with built-in genetic advantages.

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Assisted Suicide Bills Failing Across U.S.

euthanasiaAdvocates of assisted suicide hoped the high profile suicide of a 29 year-old brain cancer victim named Brittany Maynard last fall would revive efforts to make assisted suicide legal across the country, but measures introduced in four states have already stalled due to lack of support.

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Another Horror Story from the Annals of Unnatural Reproduction

family collageCommentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

A lesbian couple from Canada is suing the parent company of a local sperm bank for allegedly misrepresenting the donor whose sperm they used to produce a child, saying they were told he was a highly educated engineer but who was later discovered to be a schizophrenic criminal.

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