Saturday, January 09, 2010

TOP BIOETHICS STORIES OF THE DECADE YIELD HOPE, CONCERN ON ABORTION, EUTHANASIA


by Wesley J. Smith
The first ten years of the 2000s (please, no arguments over whether the first decade really ends this year) brought bioethics front and center into national and international prominence as never before. Since this is the time for creating “top ten lists,” I pondered the matter over my eggnog over the holidays and compiled for NRO, the ten most important stories in bioethics of the last decade. Full article.

HOUSE, SENATE STILL FAR APART ON PRO-ABORTION HEALTH CARE BILL, BUT IT'S COMING


Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) -- The House and Senate are still far apart on the pro-abortion health care bill, but one senator who met with President Barack Obama on Thursday says the legislation is coming. Democrats are fashioning the pro-abortion health care bill behind closed doors and will likely keep abortion-funding language. Full article.

Insurance Companies Prefer Abortion as Cheaper than Giving Birth: PP Director

"That's why the insurance companies think they should be offering [abortion]. It's cheaper to terminate an unwanted pregnancy rather than taking it to term," said Baltimore Planned Parenthood CEO John Nugent. Full Story