Food and Hydration: Everyone Matters

We all agree that food and hydration sustain life. If a person is to continue to live, he or she must have both. Beyond those simple statements, however, views proliferate, some with astonishing implications. For instance, many would see any … Continued

Human Cloning: Assailing Human Dignity

By Miguel Endara, Ph.D. The 2005 film, The Island, casts a cloak of moral dubiousness over human cloning. In this futuristic production, science has perfected cloning to the point where a for-profit company generates clones to provide replacement organs and … Continued

A New Year – A New World

Are we using the tools God has given us? Or are we playing God? Advances in medical science have multiplied dramatically since the beginning of the century. But the developments of 2016 really stand out for their number and the … Continued

The Big Cloning News You Probably Didn’t Hear

Nearly two decades have passed since the birth of Dolly the sheep, a clone manufactured through a process known as somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT). Since that time, the prospect of human cloning has been eagerly or fearfully anticipated—throughout the … Continued

Stop Funding Embryonic Stem Research

Scholl Institute of Bioethics is against using human embryonic stem cells for experimentation since these cells emanate from the killing of a human being. This immoral research should be prohibited and never paid for by our taxes. Moral and better … Continued

Life and Death Truths

Polls: Gallup’s annual Values and Beliefs survey of May 3-6, 2010 showed: “Medical research using stem cells obtained from human embryos” – 59% for and 32% against. “Doctor assisted suicide” – 46% for and 46% against. How can pro-life move … Continued

A New Threat to Women – Eggsploitation

Several years ago when taking a course at a local community college we were astonished to see an ad to buy eggs in the school paper. What was this all about? Eggs for what purpose? Were they for the process … Continued

The Moral Obligation to Feed and Hydrate

by Rabbi Louis J. Feldman, Ph.D.   Those who are in reasonably good health can sit down at the dining table and enjoy the blessings of conventional eating. However, there are those who are not so fortunate. Loss of the … Continued