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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Can a politician successfully re-flip? The case of Tulsi Gabbard

Published Date: October 17, 2022 | Topics: Civil Rights and Liberties, Politics and Current Affairs

As I’ve been predicting on social media for nearly two years, former Congresswoman and Democratic presidential aspirant Tulsi Gabbard has, to great fanfare, announced that she is leaving the Democratic Party. I expect her to win herself a second news cycle sometime after the mid-term election by announcing that she is joining the Republican Party. […]

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Judicial Usurpation: Then and Now

Published Date: November 16, 2012 | Topics: Constitutional Issues, Politics and Current Affairs

Whether the issue is abortion or marriage, judges shouldn’t be policymakers. [This article was co-authored by Robert P. George and David L. Tubbs.] This year marks the 40th anniversary of Eisenstadt v. Baird, a momentous, yet largely forgotten, Supreme Court decision — one worth revisiting in view of President Obama’s reelection and continuing national debates about […]

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