Monday, January 12, 2009

Life Links 1/12/09

Scott Klusendorf has a long but worthwhile defense of his both/and position on Christians sharing the gospel as well as being involved in prolife politics.

A woman in England has decided to continue her pregnancy after she was urged to have an abortion because she is pregnant with dicephalous twins (twins with two heads and one body).
"Some might think my twins are strange, but to me they're just special," she said. "Everything happens for a reason. Mike and I have spent over seven years trying to have children and we might not get another go."

There’s some silver lining in the Madoff Ponzi scheme. Planned Parenthood has laid off staff because large amounts of their funding comes from the Picower Foundation, whose assets were managed by Madoff.

Wesley Smith notes the latest attempt by Geron to boost their stock prices and how easily the Chicago Tribune fell for it.

Rebecca Taylor asks a good question: Why will more tax payer money be wasted on ESC research in 2009?
So it may be impossible to ensure that ESC cultures have only healthy cells? This means that treating patients with ESC cultures is also "difficult or impossible." As a taxpayer, I do not want my money going to fund research that is "difficult or impossible." You would think our elected officials would feel the same.

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