human rights

I Donated My Eggs and Got Stage 4 Cancer

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Maggie was a young, bright-eyed college student when she was first recruited as an egg donor. She eagerly signed up to donate her eggs with plans of helping families while earning some money for her future. Instead, she got stage 4 invasive ductal carcinoma, a diagnosis she is certain she acquired as a result of […]

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Transgender Executive Order Privileges Men Over Women and Boys Over Girls

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President Joe Biden signed 17 executive orders (EO) on his first day in the White House. As promised, he signed the EO on Preventing and Combating Discrimination on the Basis of Gender Identity or Sexual Orientation. This should come as no surprise as he campaigned on passing the Equality Act within his first 100 days in office. He wasted no […]

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Biological Colonialism at the Movies

By Wesley J. Smith, J.D., Special Consultant to the CBC HBO has a documentary out that apparently highlights the baby gestating industry that is growing in India, which I have dealt with before (see here and here and here). Christianity Today takes note in its Women’s Blog. From “Outsourcing Baby Making in India:” Two scenes […]

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Robots Will Never be People and Should Never Have Rights

By Wesley J. Smith, J.D., Special Consultant to the CBC Transhumanists and other futurists insist that the future will bring us robots who have become “conscious” beings, and that when they do, “sentient” machines should receive what we now call human rights. This is all fanciful, of course. Robots of the kind envisioned would only […]

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Why I’m Boycotting the Bejing Olympics

Well first I must be entirely candid. Sports just aren’t my thing, so my boycotting the summer Olympics is low cost to me personally! Second, Bejing? Come’on. This IS THE HUMAN FUTURE blog on the inviolability of all human life. Here’s a litany of human rights abuses in the London Telegraph today. Things like imprisonment […]

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Are You In or Are You Out?

From our new CBC student intern, Scott Auslund: As a 21st century society, we are being forced to grapple with the ethical questions surrounding some of the leading scientific discoveries in human history, particularly in the area of genetic research. The current wave in favor of human embryonic stem cell research, and the technological advances […]

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