Biotechnologies

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The world of technological developments continues to grow at lightening speed – from smart phones to iPods and iPads – the latest gadgets are always at our fingertips.

But when these technologies intersect with human life – in other words, biotechnologies – we need to look carefully at the moral and ethical implications.

The following section covers genetic technologies, genetic testing and therapies, chimeras, egg donation, and other technologies that intersect with human life.

 If you’d like to see a full listing of our articles on bioetechnologies, check out our quick guide.

Pick of the Week

The Value of Life: Prenatal Surgery

In the hot pursuit of technological advancement we have often left behind morality, ethics, and the sanctity of life. Prenatal surgery stands as a shining example of how we can use advancements in medicine to affirm the dignity of all human life. read more

Recent News

Abortion Coverage in Obamacare Remains a Mystery

Whether buying your insurance from a state exchange or from the government health care website, it’s almost impossible to find out whether you’re paying for abortion coverage.

The Guttmacher Institute, the research arm of Planned Parenthood, released a report showing a lack of information available to consumers – albeit from the other side of the issue.

Guttmacher examined the online plan descriptions of 12 state exchanges that allow abortion coverage. Researchers reviewed the “summary of benefits and coverage” that the Affordable Care Act requires all plans to include. However, the template for the summary provided to states by the federal government does not include any place to disclose abortion coverage.

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Featured Blog

What do you think of Assisted Reproductive Technologies?

As in vitro fertilization continues to grow in popularity among those who struggle with infertility, questions continue to be asked about the moral and medical aspects of assisted reproductive technology.  For Christians who believe in the sanctity of all human life, the sanctity of marriage, and the value of children, some of these moral questions are [...]

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