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By Tom Strode - Aug 21, 2012

A leading bioethicist has promoted the creation of designer babies as a “moral obligation” in a popular, mainstream magazine, the British edition of Reader’s Digest.

Writing for the magazine’s September issue, Julian Savulescu said parents should be able to weed out embryos who test positive for personality traits that could prove harmful to “themselves and others.”…

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By Thomas Willis - Jan 17, 2014

Charmaine Yoest (Americans United for Life), Derrick Morgan (Heritage Foundation), Russell D. Moore (ERLC) and Ryan T. Anderson (Heritage Foundation) participate in an ERLC-sponsored panel to discuss abortion, Roe v.…

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Washington now leads in assisted suicides

By Tom Strode - Jul 9, 2013

Washington has become the No. 1 state for physician-assisted suicide.

At least 83 people in Washington died in 2012 after taking lethal doses of drugs prescribed by doctors, the State Department of Health reported June 20.…

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Soledad cross won’t get high court hearing, yet

By Staff - Jun 25, 2012

The U.S. Supreme Court has delivered another setback — though not a final one — to the effort to preserve a cross in a southern California veterans memorial.

The justices announced Monday (June 25) they would not review a lower court ruling in the case while they await a final decision by a federal judge on the Mount Soledad Veterans Memorial in San Diego.…

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