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Getting wiser on surrogacy

Getting wiser on surrogacy

Let me be plain up front: I oppose surrogacy. In it I see the same heartless exploitation of a woman as I see in prostitution. The idea that one can “rent” another person’s womb or another person’s vagina and just walk away is deeply misogynist.

Embryology and Science Denial

Embryology and Science Denial

The HHS has recently—and rightly—described life as beginning at conception. Dr. Richard Paulson’s denial of this claim contradicts the standard scientific position, and his arguments against that claim are fallacious and inaccurate. In an early draft of its next strategic plan, the Department of Health and