‘Three-person’ baby boy born in Greece

Apr 11, 2019 by

by James Gallagher, BBC News: Fertility doctors in Greece and Spain say they have produced a baby from three people in order to overcome a woman’s infertility. The baby boy was born weighing 2.9kg (6lbs) on Tuesday. The mother and child are said to be in good health. The doctors say they are “making medical history” which could help infertile couples around the world. But some experts in the UK say the procedure raises ethical questions and should not have taken place. The...

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Whose organs are they anyway?

Apr 2, 2019 by

by Laura Perrins, The Conservative Woman: WE have discussed at length the law on organ donation and how it was morally wrong to change it to ‘deemed consent’. In fact for Parliament to ‘deem’ that everyone has now consented to donating their organs upon death without any evidence to prove that this is the case is a breach of the natural law. But the Conservatives don’t care about such matters, so they went ahead and changed the law anyway. The State will now ‘deem’ that you consent to donating...

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One step nearer to the state owning your body

Feb 28, 2019 by

by Eric Barron, The Conservative Woman: TWO days ago the Organ Donation (Deemed Consent) Bill 2017-2019 cleared its final hurdle in Parliament and has been forwarded for Royal Assent with only minimal notice in the press. This law will allow for an individual’s organs to be used for donation without his or her explicit consent, provided there is no objection from next of kin. If people do not wish their organs to be used for donation after their death they must now sign a register to opt out....

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Prominent journal retracts 2014 study hailed as proof gays suffer poor health due to social stigma

Feb 26, 2019 by

by Doug Mainwaring, LifeSite: In a stunning move, a professional journal has retracted a 2014 study that purported to prove LGBT persons experience negative health consequences due to the suffering a heteronormative world inflicts on them by stigmatizing them. “Structural Stigma and All-cause Mortality in Sexual Minority Populations,” published in the journal Social Science & Medicine, can still be found online but with “RETRACTED” in bright, red bold capital letters stamped across every...

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Planned Parenthood kept aborted babies alive to harvest organs, ex-technician says

Feb 23, 2019 by

By Cheryl Wetzstein – The Washington Times: In an undercover video released Wednesday, a former technician for a tissue-harvesting company details how an aborted baby was kept alive so that its heart could be harvested at a California Planned Parenthood facility, raising more legal questions about the group’s practices. Holly O’Donnell, a former blood and tissue procurement technician for the biotech startup StemExpress, also said she was asked to harvest an intact brain from the...

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Why it matters that James Caspian isn’t allowed to study people who regret gender transition

Feb 23, 2019 by

from Christian Concern: This week, the High Court upheld the decision made by Bath Spa University to block psychotherapist James Caspian’s research into transgender regret, saying that the case had been brought too late. Carys Moseley looks at why the Court’s judgment matters and asks, what is the point of having departments of counselling and therapy in universities if you aren’t able to research the issues that clients are raising? For if you can’t research it in a university, then where can...

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