Humanize From Discovery Institute's Center on Human Exceptionalism
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organ harvesting

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An empty hospital bed with dying flowers.
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Euthanasia Poisons People and Societies

Most of the media report on euthanasia in the glowing, uncritical language of empowered patients "dying peacefully on their own terms." In contrast, euthanasia abuses and horror stories—an ever-growing list—generally receive little focused media attention and remain outside the notice of people not engaged with the issue. Read More ›
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Busy surgeons over the operating table
Busy surgeons over the operating table

Don’t Let Doctors Kill Sick Patients for Their Organs

Some lines should never be crossed. Allowing doctors to kill patients during organ harvesting wouldn’t only be an acute threat to the sanctity of life, but I can think of no better way to sow mistrust in our health care system generally—and the lifesaving field of organ transplant medicine specifically. Read More ›
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human lung in plastic dome during organ transplant
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Spain Joins the Euthanize-and-Organ-Harvest Club

In my first anti-euthanasia column, written for Newsweek in 1993, I warned that if assisted suicide/euthanasia became legal and normalized, it would lead to “organ harvesting thrown in as a plum to society.” Needless to say, I was called a fear monger, alarmist, and hysteric — and those were the polite hate mailers. Read More ›
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CRISPR-CAS9 gene editing complex from Streptococcus pyogenes.
CRISPR-CAS9 gene editing complex from Streptococcus pyogenes.

Bioethicist: Let Doctors Kill the Healthy by Harvesting Organs

We have entered the era of what I call “do harm medicine,” in which the concept of what constitutes harming the patient has become entirely malleable and subjective. I even wrote a book covering that subject. Read More ›
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A concept based on the Canadian healthcare system.
A concept based on the Canadian healthcare system.

Canada on Road to Outlaw ‘Organ Tourism’

Good for Canada — a sentiment I haven’t been able to make very often lately. But a Senate committee has unanimously passed a bill that would outlaw Canadians from entering the black market for organs overseas, an exploitive phenomenon sometimes called “organ tourism.” Read More ›
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Embryos frozen in liquid nitrogen for IVF procedure close up
Embryos frozen in liquid nitrogen for IVF procedure close up

Scientists Make Human-Monkey Hybrid Embryos

They said they wouldn’t do it, but of course they did. Scientists working in China — where else? — have constructed embryos that are part human and part monkey. Read More ›
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dragon of ice

Boycott the China Winter Olympics

The time is long past in which China should be regarded as a respectable member of the international community. Not only does the CCP brutally suppress its own people but its actions pose a clear and present danger to freedom and peace throughout the world. Read More ›