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Making monkeys out of us

Making monkeys out of us

A US-Chinese team of scientists have produced embryos that include human cells and cells of a nonhuman primate, the long-tailed macaque. What are we to make of such experiments? How are we to assess their ethical implications? Historical precedent The first thing to note is that this

Canada’s assisted suicide law could especially harm indigenous peoples, group warns

Canada’s assisted suicide law could especially harm indigenous peoples, group warns

 A Canadian suicide prevention group is raising alarms that the country’s new assisted suicide law could especially harm indigenous peoples. The Embrace Life Council, an anti-suicide organization based in Canada’s northern territory of Nunavut, says that the proposed expansion of assisted suicide, Bill C-7, was

Assessing the Morality of COVID-19 Vaccines Developed with Abortion-Derived Tissue: A Register Guide

Assessing the Morality of COVID-19 Vaccines Developed with Abortion-Derived Tissue: A Register Guide

Shortly after a new single dose COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson was approved for use in the U.S., Bishop Gregory Aymond of New Orleans issued a statement warning the faithful that the vaccine was “morally compromised” due to its reliance on abortion-derived cells in both its