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Careless Destruction of Human Lives

January 6, 2015 The San Francisco Chronicle, January 3, 2015, published a front page story headlined “Ethical issues rise in knowing babies’ genome.” It begins without much ironic awareness: “By sequencing the billions of chemical letters in a cell’s DNA, which make up the human genome, scientists may be able to better estimate the risk of a person developing cancer, heart, biochemical and metabolic diseases.” The second paragraph explains that “… while a majority of parents surveyed in a new study said they would be interested in having some – or all – of their newborn’s genome sequenced, some researchers

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EHD Documentary: Facts Speak for Themselves

Play Movie The Endowment for Human Development (EHD) does not appear to have any position on abortion (or any other bio-ethical issue for that matter), but visitors who have a functioning conscience will be impressed that their website offers an enormous body of scientific evidence which supports the baby’s claim to rights of personhood.   Play Movie This 4 week embryo is 2 weeks older than the embryos being killed to harvest their stem cells.  In 2 more weeks, his brain will be producing measurable brainwaves. CBR advocates numeric limits on in vitro creation of embryos (no more than will be

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