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How Bioethics Has Pushed America Left

Jonathan D. Moreno | Posted 07.29.2016 | Politics
Jonathan D. Moreno

The recent controversy about Planned Parenthood and fetal tissue donation suggests that highly publicized bioethical issues generally benefit conservatives. In fact, quite the opposite is the case. Since 2000, they have actually aided the country's leftward move on social values.

Surrogacy on Upswing: Laws Still in Infancy

Diane Dimond | Posted 08.19.2013 | Crime
Diane Dimond

It is not some science fiction movie plot. It is real. Human beings are being manufactured and sold - right here in America. Even more shocking is ...

Why Write Women's History?

Nancy Rubin Stuart | Posted 05.07.2013 | Women
Nancy Rubin Stuart

That social disconnect between the rhetoric of the woman's liberation movement and the realities of suburban life led me to wonder about women across the country who were also beginning to change traditional roles. As a journalist I I had to find out.

Are Women Easy Bake Ovens?

Elizabeth Marquardt | Posted 12.26.2012 | Parents
Elizabeth Marquardt

What's the real impact of social acceptance of treating women as "Easy Bake Ovens?" A case right now in Texas highlights the devastating consequences being seen in the U.S. and around the world.

Woman Acts As Surrogate For Her Brother And Sister-In-Law

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.11.2012 | Parents

Things a sister might do for her brother and sister-in-law: host Thanksgiving at the last minute, get the mail when they're on vacation, maybe even co...

A Truly Pro-Family Mother's Day Greeting

Brad Hirschfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Brad Hirschfield

A truly pro-family approach, as opposed to those who use that term and simply want all families to look like theirs, would embrace the opportunity to honor and celebrate all forms of motherhood that sustain loving relationships in which kids are raised.

Doubling Down on Baby M: New Jersey's Ongoing Resistance to Surrogacy

Jacob M. Appel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jacob M. Appel

That a woman consented to use her body as a surrogate was irrelevant, because there are some acts to which nobody is permitted to consent. As well-meaning as this approach might have been, its underpinnings are inescapably sexist.

Womb For Rent: The Curious Lives Of Surrogates

Newsweek | Lorraine Ali and Raina Kelley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

But what kind of woman would carry a child to term, only to hand him over moments after birth? Surrogates challenge our most basic ideas about motherh...