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My Predictions in Bioethics Right Again!

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Can you believe a year has come and gone since I last told you what would happen, before it happened, in bioethics? Maybe it’s my increasing age, but time is passing too fast! So, how did I do? Not as well as in years past, but still an A-. Let’s take a look: The Affordable […]

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Why that Film Affected Me So

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A woman who just watched Breeders sent the following note: How utterly profound, sad, and revealing. I actually cried at the end of that film and I am the *antithesis* of a weeper! And I sat, somewhat stunned, in silence for about 15 minutes when the film ended — thoroughly disturbed by what I had […]

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Send Breeders to Film Festivals!

We need your help to take Breeders on the road and hit the film festivals in order to have the widest possible impact.   Pledge $1 or more Get a shout out on our social media outlets Pledge $5 or more Get a shout out on our social media outlets and an amazing looking BREEDERS […]

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Breeders Screenings

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To view the latest, most up to date screening schedule go to http://breeders.cbc-network.org/?page_id=84 Share Tweet Stumble Share Pin

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Think Again: Third Party Reproduction Study Guide Now Available

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Dear Friend of the CBC: As you are aware, film has been an essential part of our work over the past three years. Our 2011 award winning documentary, Eggsploitation, which showcases the stories of women who were seriously harmed selling their eggs has now been screened on over 50 college and university campuses and sold […]

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Support a Human Future

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It’s not too late to give a gift of support before the clock strikes midnight. In 2013, the CBC accomplished a lot of things (see below!). They wouldn’t have become reality without your help. Please remember us in your year-end giving. Updated, expanded, and released a new version of Eggsploitation. Began and have almost finished […]

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2013 Winners and Losers

As is our tradition, here are the annual winners and losers as we see it here at the CBC. Winners California Governor Jerry Brown: While there were bills he signed into law that we disagree with, Gov. Brown is a winner this year because of his veto of AB 926. It was a true David […]

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Happy Thanksgiving

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The Board of Directors and Staff of the Center for Bioethics and Culture would like to wish you and your family a wonderful Thanksgiving. We at the CBC have much to give thanks for. First, we are thankful for your faithful commitment to our work. We are humbled by and grateful for your support. You […]

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To Educate, To Inform, and To Sway Public Opinion

I need your support now. We have a great window of opportunity to make a positive impact in the space of assisted reproductive technology, the rights of the child, the definition of mother and father, and the dignity of persons. With the release of an updated and expanded Eggsploitation featuring never seen before stories, and […]

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What the CBC Means to Me

Dear Friend of the CBC, As you may know, I serve as chair of the board of directors of The CBC. During the day I practice general surgery in Manhattan . . . Kansas. We call ourselves the Little Apple. We even have a ball drop on New Year’s Eve. I have had the honor […]

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The Power of Human Stories

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Dear Friend, Thank you for your personal interest in the Center for Bioethics and Culture. I deeply appreciate your commitment to helping make a difference in our world. Here’s a quick glimpse of how your partnership helps make a difference. Our approach to film and media is giving voice to the vulnerable. I just received […]

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Merry Christmas

   During this time of giving, we are especially thankful for what we’ve received: your friendship, your support, and your interest in and commitment to our work. We pray that you and your family will have a blessed Christmas celebration. Merry Christmas from the Board of Directors and Staff of the Center for Bioethics and […]

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Happy Thanksgiving

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Dear Friends, The Board of Directors and Staff of the Center for Bioethics and Culture would like to wish you and your family a wonderful Thanksgiving. We at the CBC have much to give thanks for. First, we thank each and everyone of our readers for your faithful commitment to our work addressing the bioethical […]

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Best of CBC

It’s only natural that some of our articles are more popular than others. Some touch on issues in the current news cycle, while others—like the first item below, which is far and away the most popular article we have ever posted—address bioethics issues that arise in popular culture. Either way it’s good to revisit them […]

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Thank You

Friends, you’ve done it again. This is the third funding project I’ve done through KickStarter, and each of them has been fully funded. I want to make sure you know how grateful I am for your support of the CBC’s work. Thank you. Your gifts will place the important message of Eggsploitation before a huge, […]

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100,000+ to Attend

Dear Friend, As you probably know, I have the incredible opportunity to show Eggsploitation at a conference in Italy this August. More than 100,000 people are expected to attend the conference. Can you imagine the impact we might have in bringing the important message of Eggsploitation to such a large, international audience? The CBC team […]

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Send Eggsploitation to Italy

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Friends,   Over the past year the CBC team has been working to have our award-winning documentary film Eggsploitation translated into Italian. Our translators, Gianfranco Amato and Josephine Quintavalle, are sending me a DVD, and we can’t wait to see it.   Translating the film was a key part of responding to an invitation to […]

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CBC in the News

“O Brave New World That Has Such Romneys In It”San Francisco Chronicle, May 17, 2012“Although gestational surrogates choose to carry another woman’s child, Jennifer Lahl of the Bay Area’s Center for Bioethics and Culture argues that these arrangements frequently involve rich women ‘exploiting’ poor women in countries like India or less affluent women in the […]

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