Resources on Bioethics

A team of researchers in Oregon has made the first known attempt at creating genetically modified human embryos in the United States, according to MIT Technology Review. Previously, such experiments had only been conducted only a few times by scientists... Continue...

Editor’s note: This is the fourth article in a monthly series on what Christians should know about bioethics. Because bioethics is a topic that is unfamiliar for most Christians, I’ve used the previous three articles outlining why Christians should care... Continue...

What just happened? The case of Charlie Gard, a terminally ill infant in England, has raised questions around the world about whether the state has the right to block parental rights to prevent further suffering of a child. Charlie’s parents... Continue...

Editor’s note: This is the third article in a monthly series on what Christians should know about bioethics. In the previous article in this series we looked at why Christians should care about bioethics. Now let’s consider a broad framework... Continue...

Editor’s note: This is the second article in a monthly series on what Christians should know about bioethics. You can find the first article here.  Last month I proposed five reasons Christians should care about bioethics. Over the next few months we’ll... Continue...

Editor’s note: This is the first article in a monthly series on what Christians should know about bioethics. Abortion. Euthanasia. Surrogacy. Cloning. Some of the most contentious and disputed issues of our day are matters of bioethics, an interdisciplinary field... Continue...

Recently, it was announced that a controversial technique that uses the DNA from three persons has resulted in the first birth of a child.[1] The birth of the baby boy occurred five months ago, yet scientists are just now publicizing their... Continue...

“The issue of research involving stem cells derived from human embryos is increasingly the subject of a national debate and dinner table discussions,” said President George W. Bush in a 2001 speech announcing his policy on embryonic stem cell research.... Continue...

WASHINGTON, July 19, 2006—Following Senate approval of three critical stem cell research bills and the subsequent presidential veto of H.R. 810 by President Bush today, Dr. Richard Land, president of The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, commented on the vote... Continue...