Monthly Archives: March 2024

Alabama court rules frozen embryos qualify as ‘children’ under law

Oswald Clark: On Feb. 17, the Alabama Supreme Court ruled that under the Wrongful Death of a Minor Act, embryonic human beings frozen as part of the process of in vitro fertilization are legally “children” deserving of protection. Two “wrongful death” lawsuits were launched by three IVF patients against the Center for Reproductive Medicine and Mobile Infirmary Medical Center fertility clinics in [...]

2024-03-04T09:55:27-05:00March 4, 2024|Bioethics|

Study claiming abortion pill is safe is flawed: pro-life researcher

Oswald Clark: The journal Nature Medicine published a study on Feb. 15 that supposedly shows that telemedicine medical (chemical) abortions pose little health risks to women, but pro-lifers point to flaws in the study that undermine its claim of being safe and effective. The study, “Effectiveness and safety of telehealth medication abortion in the USA,” by Ushma D. Upadhyay, Leah R. Koenig, [...]

2024-03-04T09:49:37-05:00March 4, 2024|Abortion|

What is a Conservative Futurist?

The Conservative Futurist: How to Create the Sci-Fi World We Were Promised by James Pethokoukis (Center Street, $37, 327 pages) Paul Tuns, Review: James Pethokoukis, a policy analyst at the American Enterprise Institute, has written a call-to-arms for conservatives and policymakers to embrace almost limitless innovation to create the economic growth that will deliver the human flourishing that techno-optimists have been predicting for [...]

2024-03-01T09:02:54-05:00March 1, 2024|Reviews|

New Brunswick abortuary closes

Paul Tuns: A Fredericton abortuary is closing after years of pressing for full funding at the private facility. It ended without convincing either Liberal or Progressive Conservative governments to pay for abortions done at the province’s only free-standing abortion mill. Campaign Life Coalition declared it “great news” that Clinic 554 was finally closing its doors for good after repeatedly threatening to shut [...]

2024-03-01T08:51:51-05:00March 1, 2024|Abortion, Politics|
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