Interview with Dr. Jennifer Roback-Morse, Ph.D. on Comprehensive Abstinence Education

ImageDr. Jennifer Roback-Morse is Research Fellow at the Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty and former Research Fellow at the Stanford University Hoover Institution. In an interview with Culture of Life Foundation, Dr. Morse discusses her research on abstinence education programs and what she calls “Comprehensive Abstinence Education”. Read

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Further Concerns with the Abortion Drug RU-486

ImageThe most recent report from the Alan Guttmacher Institute, which produces annual reports on the number of induced abortions in the U.S., indicates that by 2005, the latest year from which figures are available, the number of abortions produced solely through consuming the abortion pill RU-486 (mifesterone) plus Cytotec (misoprostol) has increased 70% over the year 2001. This trend is alarming for several reasons. Read

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On the facts, money and future of the embryo for 2008

Image"I’m talking about embryo destructive experimentation.  The imminent danger is not that scientists will begin to create and destroy human embryos.  That’s been going on for a long time, as had abortion in the U.S. before 1973… The problem is rather the institutionalization of the creation of human life for destructive purposes funded by the federal government."   Read

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On religious objections to the use of vaccines derived from aborted fetuses – A case study

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Recently a Catholic U.S. Coast Guard officer filed suit to prevent being forced to receive a vaccination he believed morally objectionable since the vaccine derived from the remains of an aborted child. The officer, Lt. Cmdr. Joseph Healy filed a complaint just last week, charging the government with using “its own arbitrary judgment of what constitutes Catholic theology while permitting religious exemptions to others.”

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Contributing writer Dawn Eden sheds light on the truth of abstinence data reporting

ImageContributing writer Dawn Eden is author of The Thrill of the Chaste: Finding Fulfillment While Keeping Your Clothes On (Thomas Nelson) and an internationally recognized speaker on chastity. During the past year, her writings on culture-of-life issues, faith, and popular culture have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, the Sunday Times of London, the National Post of Canada, and First Things. Read

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Pluripotent not Embryonic

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A collage of headlines covering Monday’s breakthrough in stem cell research, published in the scientific journals, Science and Cell, attempt to state what, to many, is not so obvious.   What we have found are pluripotent stem cells, equal to, but not to be confused with pluripotent embryonic stem cells.

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