Free Speech or Not, PRCs Won’t Refer to Abortion Clinics

This week the Supreme Court will hear opening arguments in a suit from Alpha Pregnancy Center, who along with about 200 other centers are moving for action against the state law requiring them to provide information to clients about free or low cost abortion options in their communities. The pro-life centers argue that the state's …

Brothers and Sisters, Unwed Pregnancy Is Not a Sin

If you’ve experienced an unwed pregnancy in your church, your family, or your circle of acquaintances—who hasn’t?—you know the typical reaction. It’s a mixture of disappointment, condemnation, and pity. But there are places across the country where this is not the response to the girl who shamefully mumbles, “I think I’m pregnant.” They are called pregnancy resource centers (PRCs).

’60 Minutes’ and the Ethics of Breeding Out Disease

Sunday night, on 60 Minutes Norah O'Donnell looked into the reproductive genetics industry.  The entire show's transcript can be read here.  O'Donnell primarily interacted with two figures, Dr. Mark Hughes and Lee Silver.  Dr. Hughes is a pioneer in pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD), and Silver has patented technology that produces what he calls 'digital babies'. …