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Ethics / Eugenics

Faith and Planned Parenthood
In 2015 The Center for Medical Progress secretly video recorded conversations with executives from Planned Parenthood. The topic was the gruesome practice of selling fetal body parts...
September 15th, 2017
The Path of Least Resistance
Many famous people from the past and present have observed an important lesson on life: there are no shortcuts to progress. In fact, shortcuts can even sabotage progress. Consider...
August 28th, 2017
Iceland Failed
Iceland took center stage this week when CBS News aired its “On Assignment” segment provocatively titled, “Is Iceland on track to eliminate Down syndrome?”...
August 17th, 2017
Life Worth Living
On June 22, 2015, Simona De Moor of Belgium was euthanized.  She was a healthy 85 year old who saw her death as her only reprieve from the grief of losing her daughter several...
October 21st, 2015
CLR's Official Positions and Thoughts to Ponder on Life and Family Issues
Abortion Human life exists already at conception. It is a gift from God. He also reserves for himself the authority to take human life. Aborting an unborn child for any reason, other...
December 5th, 2012
Is An Objection on Religious Grounds Enough?
“The path of least resistance is the path of the loser.” [attributed to H.G. Wells, 1866-1946] We have done it before, and it appears we are poised to do it again. The...
August 28th, 2012
Evolution: A Fatal Equalizer
I have had the opportunity to visit the Creation Museum in Kentucky ( several times. If you have not seen it – go! It is an incredibly professional testimony...
October 7th, 2009
Wretched Refuse
Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe freeThe wretched refuse of your teeming shore.Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me,I lift my lamp beside...
October 1st, 2009
Q&A on the Nazi Culture
QUESTION: Why does the pro-life movement continually compare today’s abortion culture with the Nazi regime of the early 1900s? ANSWER: The comparison between the two is striking...
October 1st, 2009
Cherish the Quality of Life
When I was a boy, my parents took me more than once to visit Bethesda Lutheran Home in Watertown, Wisconsin. We called it a home for the mentally retarded back then. I imagine that...
May 12th, 2008
Defending the 'Defective'
In 1915 Dr. Harry Haiselden, the chief of staff at German-American Hospital on Chicago's near north side, made national headlines for his contribution to the eugenics movement. Haiselden...
May 8th, 2008
Eugenics and the Quality of Life
There will be terrible times in the last days. People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, proud, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, without...
May 5th, 2008
Eugenics Revisited
The 19th and early 20th centuries saw an emergence of the eugenics movement in which eugenic sterilization, anti-immigrant advocacy, and anti-mixed race marriage activism all played...
May 5th, 2008
Q&A on the Modern Eugenics Movement
QUESTION: I’ve heard about the eugenics movement, but I thought that essentially ended with the atrocities of the Nazi regime. Does the eugenics movement still exist today? ANSWER:...
May 5th, 2008
Q&A on Genetic Testing of Preborn Children
QUESTION: Is genetic testing of preborn children acceptable for Christians? ANSWER: The answer to your question requires some clarification, because there are many variables that come...
May 5th, 2008
How Did We Get Here? - A Look at the Current View of Death
While understanding our current view of death involves recognizing the role of religion, more pertinent, today, are the secular studies of Darwinism and Malthusianism. These theories...
May 10th, 2007
Euthanasia Not About Terminal Illness Despite Advocates' Claims Note: Wesley J. Smith is a senior fellow at the Discovery Institute and a special consultant to the Center for Bioethics and Culture. His current book is Consumer's Guide...
October 18th, 2006
The Trouble with Transhumanism
Transhumanism is an emerging social movement that promotes the technological enhancement of human capacities toward the end of creating a utopian era in which “post humans”...
July 11th, 2006
Killing Babies, Compassionately: The Netherlands follows in Germany's footsteps
At last a high government official in Europe got up the nerve to chastise the Dutch government for preparing to legalize infant euthanasia. Italy's Parliamentary Affairs minister, Carlo...
March 29th, 2006
G. U. L. A. G. - A Look at Ethnic Cleansing and Abortion
Do you know these initials? They stand for Glavnoe upravlenie ispravitel'no-trudovykh lagerei, the Russian words for Chief Administration of Corrective Labor Camps. The GULAG was in...
October 12th, 2005
Reproductive Racism
The vision of Planned Parenthood, founded in 1916 by Margaret Sanger, became the working arm toward eugenic goals. The stated vision was "reproductive freedom" through legalization...
October 11th, 2005
Historical Look at Euthanasia
CLR NOTE: The above-named workshop was presented at the Christian Life Resources National Convention at Wisconsin Lutheran College, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on October 12, 1996.Definition:...
October 1st, 2004

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