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Monica posted these facts about Barack Obama on ASA: Fact: Mr. Obama sponsored the misleadingly named Ronald Reagan Biomedical Act of Illinois and the Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act in DC – both promoting extravagent funding for embryonic stem cell research. Mr. Obama appears to have a slightly more sophisticated knowledge of the stem cell […]

Posted at: February 29th, 2008 - 11:01 pm - Number of Comments » 4

The St. Louis Business Journal has a poll up asking whether Missouri’s “stem cell amendment” should stand as is. The answer is NO. The current amendment, narrowly passed by voters in 2006, is not just about “stem cell research”, but also human cloning. Though it bans the implantation of an already cloned human embryo into […]

Posted at: February 28th, 2008 - 3:29 pm - Number of Comments » 0

Shhh…don’t tell the drug companies! Here is a news clip from the Journal of the American Medical Association about patients with auto immune diseases and cardiovascular disorders being treated with their own stem cells. From Dr. Richard Burt from Northwestern University Feinburg School of Medicine on the JAMA Report: “It’s a whole new approach to […]

Posted at: February 27th, 2008 - 10:51 am - Number of Comments » 2

The USCCB has some Lenten suggestions for those frustrated with the slow progress in overturning Roe v. Wade. From the National Catholic Register: Instead of grumbling, would it not make more sense to make a Lenten commitment to light one (or hundreds) of the thousands of candles waiting to be lit? Support or undertake one […]

Posted at: February 26th, 2008 - 9:32 pm - Number of Comments » 0

It’s time for a little humor on here. I loved this: More on Gov. Huckabee: From the Denver Post, Huckabee: Abortion = slavery Huckabee, a former Baptist minister, said liberty requires “moral clarity” and that equality demands a human-life amendment to the Constitution. He said that even if the Supreme Court overturned the Roe v. […]

Posted at: February 25th, 2008 - 4:37 pm - Number of Comments » 0

The pro-cloning Stowers Institute has finally decided to proceed with a $25 million expansion in south Kansas City. But they are still holding off expanding a much larger campus for the institute because they are concerned that Missouri is still not “science friendly”, despite the fact that they succeeded in buying constitutional amendment protecting any […]

Posted at: February 23rd, 2008 - 10:25 pm - Number of Comments » 2

Speaking of life sciences in Missouri. Recently KS and MO Governors got together for an economic development conference to discuss each state’s committment to life sciences in Kansas City. From the story: They focused on growth opportunities and the need to address serious challenges hindering advances in the life sciences, the development of a highly […]

Posted at: February 21st, 2008 - 8:47 pm - Number of Comments » 4

Thanks be to God! Just got word today that Judge Joyce upheld the Cures Without Cloning challenge to Secretary of State Robin Carnahan’s inaccurate and blatantly biased ballot summary for a constitutional amendment to truly ban human cloning in Missouri. I am incredibly pleased and quite frankly surprised at the ruling. The revised ballot summary […]

Posted at: February 20th, 2008 - 9:59 pm - Number of Comments » 5

Last week Bella received more acknowledgment for its good work when actor/producer Eduardo Verastegui won for best actor at the 16th Annual Movieguide Faith and Values Awards. The movie itself was nominated for Top Family Film of the Year, but lost to Ratatouilli. Also, according to producer Leo Severino, Bella will soon be released internationally. […]

Posted at: February 19th, 2008 - 12:48 am - Number of Comments » 2

Did you ever see the movie The 6th Day, with Arnold Schwarzenegger? You know, the one where he comes home one day to find a clone of himself living with his family, is then chased by a bunch of cloned assassins and finally traces the attacks to the creator of the clones, who is himself […]

Posted at: February 16th, 2008 - 10:45 am - Number of Comments » 2