Beginning of Life / Fertility / Infertility
Fetal Research in the United States
While a great deal of praise is flowing from the first successful test-tube births, some very valid criticisms are also being voiced. Some theologians object that what the doctors brought...October 1st, 2004
Is Sperm Bank Use Permissible?
1. A common method of sperm retrieval involves a violation of the sixth commandment (masturbation with the assistance of pornography). 2. Many ethical and practical issues are the same...October 1st, 2004
Who Benefits from IVF?
According to some estimates about 10 million Americans are infertile by the definition that "they have tried for at least a year to achieve pregnancy without conceiving or...October 1st, 2004
A Response to Legal Concerns Over the Use of Leftover Frozen Embryos
"We are not accustomed to thinking about engagements, marriage, having children, raising children, giving children up for adoption, or volunteering for a research project as fit subjects...October 1st, 2004
What Is Test-Tube Birth?
The term "test-tube birth" is, at best, a poorly chosen one. It leads people to believe that some doctor kept a fetus alive in a giant test tube and carefully watched it grow...October 1st, 2004
Who Are My Parents? - A Look at Ethics and Reproductive Medicine
Modern medical technology is termed "miraculous" by most of us in today's society. The progress of science and medicine have allowed us to do what could never be done before. With such...October 1st, 2004
Motive: The Christian and Birth Control
This is the first in a series of eight articles relating to the Christian and birth control. For more than a decade, the national office of Christian Life Resources has been wrestling...October 1st, 2004
Experimenting on Life
CLR NOTE: Despite the age of this article, it is nevertheless posted on this website for your information.On September 27, 1994, the federal advisory group known as the Human Embryo...October 1st, 2004
Bible Passages Relating to Marriage and Surrogate Parenting
1 Corinthians 10:31 So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God. Genesis 2:24 For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united...October 1st, 2004
President Bushs Bioethics Council Releases Assisted Fertility Report
Washington, DC -- A landmark report issued by the President’s Bioethics Council has raised new questions about the regulation of potentially life-threatening reproductive technology.The...October 1st, 2004
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