I finally finished the op-ed I was asked to write a few months ago and submitted it to a few papers around the state. We’ll see if any of them pick it up. Here’s a little excerpt: This amendment is nothing more than an attack on human life at its greatest frailty, when it is unable to defend itself. When … Read More
Missourians Against Human Cloning began their statewide ad campaign on Wednesday. Along with the radio ads there is a billboard campaign funded by Missouri Roundtable for Life. It’s pretty modest compared to the 30 minute infomercial that the Missouri Coalition for Lifesaving Cures has been airing for the past few months, but I’m hoping that their extravagant ad campaign will … Read More
It looks like Kentucky wants to follow in the footsteps of Missouri for their 2008 elections. And they’re not the only ones. Everyone’s keeping an eye on Missouri this November, and for good reason. If Amendment 2 can pass in a red state like Missouri, similar amendments can pass almost anywhere. Let’s continue to pray that doesn’t happen.
Last week there were several articles in Missouri newspapers about a “study” issued by Constitutional Amendment 2 supporters that passage of the amendment could result in the cures of 285,000 Missourians and save the state $299 million a year. See: “Stem-cell dollar power listed, but critics dispute outlook,” Kansas City Star, 9/15/2006 “Report touts stem cells’ fiscal impact: Initiative proponents … Read More
Thanks to Wesley Smith’s blog today I found out about James Kelly, another paraplegic who is actively speaking out against Embryonic Stem Cell (ESC) research and in favor of Adult Stem Cells (ASC). This guy is fantastic! He used to be very much in favor of ESC research, relying on the testimony of “experts” and eventually realized the greater promise … Read More
I was recently sent this movie mail from the Messengers of Hope. Thought it was pretty good and worth passing along.