A Stem-Cell Point

Published Date: August 28, 2006 | Topics: Philosophy

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Further to my article on NRO today regarding alternative sources of pluripotent stem cells, I wish to make clear, as I have in previous commentary on the subject, that I do not believe any method of stem -cell production is acceptable if it requires the procurement of oocytes from women by homonal stimulation (superovulation).  It is a painful and potentially dangerous process, and employing it would almost certainly result in the exploitation of poor women, especially in underdeveloped parts of the world.

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Published Date: January 4, 2022 | Topics: Civil Rights and Liberties, Constitutional Issues, Politics and Current Affairs

[This article was co-authored by Robert P. George and Christopher Kaczor.] In Roe v. Wade seven members of the Supreme Court of the United States imposed their moral belief that women have a right to abortion on the American people. Most jurists and constitutional scholars recognize that the decision lacked any basis in the text, logic, structure or original […]

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Review: Law, Democracy, and Moral Disagreement

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