British lesbian couple carried baby in both of their wombs in first-of-its-kind pregnancy

Dec 5, 2019 by

by Phil Shiver, The Blaze: A lesbian couple from the UK recently became the first parents to carry a baby in both of their wombs during a first of its kind procedure that doctors are characterizing as a breakthrough in “shared motherhood.” The procedure, offered by London Women’s Clinic, involves one parent harvesting the egg, which is fertilized by donor sperm, and the other parent carrying the fetus in her womb. Jasmine Francis-Smith gave birth to their son, Otis, two...

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Designer babies: Christians warned not to ‘misuse’ the bible to reject scientific advances

Nov 20, 2019 by

by Heather Preston, Premier: A Christian doctor and theologian says Christians are too quick to accuse the scientific community of playing God as a medical journal announces gene editing in the womb could become a reality in the next two years. Analysis published in the medical ethics journal Bioethics has claimed the risks involved in gene modification are now low enough to warrant its use with human embryos. Writing in the journal, Dr Kevin Smith says an “ethically-sound attempt”...

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Reproductive Technologies and Human Dignity

Nov 18, 2019 by

By Melissa Moschella, Public Discourse: Given the risks of assisted reproductive technologies and gene-editing technologies for both individuals and society as a whole, a hands-off, libertarian approach to these issues is ethically irresponsible. Because these technologies imply a radical transformation in our understanding of the meaning of parenthood and our approach to the next generation, we must ask ourselves what sort of world these technologies are creating, and whether it is the sort...

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Banned Practice: YouTube Takes Censorship to Trans Debate

Nov 9, 2019 by

by Tony Perkins, FRC: “Talk with teens about possible regret.” That’s what the American Academy of Pediatrics says about tattoos and body piercings. But when it comes to giving a girl who thinks she’s a boy a double mastectomy, the same organization thinks parents should “respect” their kids’ wishes. That’s just part of the hypocrisy Dr. Michelle Cretella was trying to point out about the liberal medical community in a popular video for the Daily...

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Could the threat of lawsuits rein in gender dysphoria doctors?

Nov 3, 2019 by

by Michael Cook, Bio Edge: Critics of transgender treatment for children have been making heavy weather of persuading people that it could be medically dangerous. However, a well-documented feature in The Australian warns that transgender doctors could face class action suits if they continue to ignore research which claims that children are being harmed. University of Queensland law dean Patrick Parkinson, commented that doctors could be charged with medical negligence. He told The...

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Gen X, Gen Y, Gen Z, Gen Planned Obsolescence

Nov 1, 2019 by

by Xavier Symons, MercatorNet: Not a lot has changed since the mighty Sumerian king Gilgamesh explored the ocean floor to find the Ur-shanabi plant which would restore his youth. That was in 2800 BC, and in 2019 AD tech enthusiasts in Silicon Valley are still looking for life extension techniques. What if they succeed where Gilgamesh failed — attaining unending life and enhanced qualities like sporting ability, beauty, and better memory using techniques like CRISPR? Perhaps such enthusiasts...

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