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  • federal
  • Otherwise, a federal or state deprivation of life is permissible if the courts, and ultimately, a majority of Supreme Court Justices, decide the deprivation is permissible. (americanthinker.com)
  • Abortion
  • Project Vote Smart summarizes candidate stances on the following topic: 'Abortion: Do you generally support pro-choice or pro-life legislation? (ontheissues.org)
  • Just as abortion is legal in the U.S., so is killing human embryos. (thebostonpilot.com)
  • In fact, the whole pro-abortion argument hinges on the lie that there is such a thing as human life which is less than a person, hence unworthy of legal protection. (holyresurrection.us)
  • Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortion except to save mother s life. (ontheissues.org)
  • While pro-abortion people, and others who seek to manipulate and use the human person for their own gain, often obscure the clear evidence of science, the Church and the pro-life movement defend the fact that the existence of a unique human being, from the moment of fertilization, is a verifiable fact. (priestsforlife.org)
  • BDF's Dorinda Bordlee stated that "Abortion facilitates the sexual exploitation of women, coerced abortion, and the dismembering of human beings. (bdfund.org)
  • Indeed, so varied has been the array of religious and philosophical positions on the matter that Roe v. Wade concluded that abortion must remain a matter of personal choice until the time of viability when the state then had a legitimate interest in that fetal life. (elca.org)
  • The first principle is well known for driving opposition to abortion and embryonic stem cell research. (scientificamerican.com)
  • In the United States alone, over 50 million unborn children have lost their lives to abortion since Roe v. Wade. (osv.com)
  • In addition to abortion, "embryonic stem cell research kills human beings at their earliest stages in the name of science. (osv.com)
  • Exception for abortion to protect life of mother. (issues2000.org)
  • Ban abortion after 20 weeks, except for maternal life. (issues2000.org)
  • These questions have a renewed significance in the context of abortion, genetic testing, assisted reproductive technologies and embryonic stem cell research, with experts in the UK calling for extending the legal limit of keeping embryos alive beyond the current 14-day limit, and Dutch health councils recommending that laws be modified to allow the creation of embryos for research. (eventbrite.co.uk)
  • Is embryonic stem cell research a pro-life issue, where protection of human life at its earliest stages is politically akin to such popularly backed measures as requiring parental notification before a teenager can undergo an abortion? (natcath.org)
  • But conservative Missouri, home to a governor and two senators who consistently oppose abortion rights and where the moniker Democrat does not automatically equal pro-choice, is the electoral laboratory for a political experiment: an effort to extinguish the link in the public mind between abortion and embryonic stem cell research. (natcath.org)
  • Some people suggest that the answer to this question depends on whether human life begins at conception, and frame the issue in much the same way as the modern abortion debate . (essaytown.com)
  • OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Despite court rulings rejecting several anti-abortion measures approved by the Oklahoma Legislature, lawmakers will continue a push for more restrictions in 2013, with bills to grant "personhood" status to fertilized human eggs and limit the ability of minors to terminate a pregnancy without parental notification. (news-star.com)
  • Just last week the anti-abortion group Americans United for Life ranked Oklahoma the No. 2 "most protective state" for its abortion laws. (news-star.com)
  • Shannon also encouraged his members to think beyond abortion when discussing "pro-life" legislation to include topics like human trafficking and improvements to the state's child-welfare system. (news-star.com)
  • Among the key abortion bills being endorsed this year by Oklahomans for Life, an influential anti-abortion lobbying group at the state Capitol, is one that would eliminate a provision in state law that allows young women to receive an abortion without parental notification if they obtain a judge's approval. (news-star.com)
  • Right now there is a judicial bypass procedure that can be opted for instead of a parent being notified, and we believe that that avenue is widely abused by the abortion industry and that girls are funneled to judges who are accepting of abortion as a handy solution to an unwanted pregnancy for a teenager," said Tony Lauinger, chairman of Oklahomans for Life. (news-star.com)
  • fertilization
  • The stem cells came from the excess frozen embryos from 5 out of 14 different cases at in vitro fertilization (IVF) clinics. (scribd.com)
  • The Australian embryologist and stem cell biologist Alan Trounson, a pioneer of in vitro fertilization said in 2006, "If you had a reliable supply of neuronal cells. (idebate.org)
  • 4. The scientific basis for asserting that there is a unique human individual from fertilization needs renewed attention and emphasis. (priestsforlife.org)
  • treatments
  • Stem cells may open the door to discoveries about many diseases and may allow treatments for diseases to be developed. (jiskha.com)
  • There are no current treatments available for human patients. (marymeetsdolly.com)
  • While human embryonic stem cell research is still at a very early stage, the limitations put in place in 2001 will, over time, slow our ability to bring potential new treatments for certain diseases," Mr. Frist says, according to a text of the speech provided by his office Thursday evening. (nytimes.com)
  • Indeed, according to the Stem Cell Research Foundation, stem-cell research promises to create treatments to help millions of Americans: 58 million with heart disease, 4.3 million with arthritis, 10 million with osteoporosis, 8.2 million with cancer, 4 million with Alzheimer's disease, 1 million with juvenile diabetes, and 250,000 with spinal-cord injuries. (cath4choice.org)
  • These are big promises and ones that excite most people, but particularly aging baby boomers looking for a medical fountain of youth-treatments and pharmaceutical products that will permit them to live vibrant, healthy lives well into their 90s and even 100s. (cath4choice.org)
  • Other treatments using adult stem cells are available to treat conditions such as Parkinson's disease and spinal cord injuries. (lifeethics.org)
  • But embryonic stem cell research could lead to the discovery of new medical treatments that would alleviate the suffering of many people. (essaytown.com)
  • Current applications for newborn stem cells include treatments for certain cancers and blood, metabolic and immune disorders. (publiccordbloodbanks.org)
  • Bill Frist
  • WASHINGTON, July 28 - In a break with President Bush, the Senate Republican leader, Bill Frist, has decided to support a bill to expand federal financing for embryonic stem cell research, a move that could push it closer to passage and force a confrontation with the White House, which is threatening to veto the measure. (nytimes.com)
  • Such pro-life stalwarts as Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch (author of the early 1980s Human Life Amendment ) and Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, a conservative doctor with his eye on the 2008 Republican presidential nomination, support federal funding on embryonic stem cell research. (natcath.org)
  • experiments
  • He compared embryonic stem cell research to Nazi-era medical experimentation, syphilis experiments conducted more than 40 years on Alabama sharecroppers, the direct injection of the hepatitis virus in the 1960s into children living at a home for the mentally retarded, and U.S. government studies of military personnel and others unwittingly exposed to radiation from nuclear tests. (natcath.org)
  • diseases
  • New studies over the last three weeks indicated that adult stem cells have shown promise in treating diseases from Type 1 diabetes to heart damage. (thebostonpilot.com)
  • According to the Washington D.C.-based Family Research Council, adult stem cells have shown success in treating 72 different diseases and injuries. (thebostonpilot.com)
  • Nevertheless, assuming that there should be a cure for any illness except death, the clinical research on stem cells is quite promising with respect to many diseases. (fountainmagazine.com)
  • Yet there are also folks, including some whose lives have been touched by dread diseases or who are in the healing arts, who stand in a different location, on what they might call the higher ground of the sanctity of human life. (elca.org)
  • Over 1 ½ million people have been treated with adult stem cells, and their lives saved and health improved for dozens of diseases and medical conditions. (nationalrighttolifenews.org)
  • For decades, many people in the health sciences have been touting stem cell research as a promising means of finding cures for a range of debilitating diseases. (essaytown.com)
  • Because of these limitations and the uncommon occurrence of the diseases treatable with stem cell transplant, there have been just more than 400 autologous cord blood transplants in United States in the last two decades. (publiccordbloodbanks.org)
  • Stem cells have the promise to work wonders in curing many diseases: Parkinson's, cancer, heart attacks, agerelated blindness, etc. (wingsforlife.com)
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • Adult stem cells have been utilized in clinical trials to aid patients with a variety of sicknesses, including Breast Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Stroke, Type 1 diabetes, anemia, multiple sclerosis, lupus, as well as juvenile and other forms of rheumatoid arthritis. (ohiolife.org)
  • adults
  • A 9/25/06 CNN article regarding President Bush's veto of federal funding for embryonic stem cell research, pointed out the potential impact a cure to diabetes would have noting that there are 20.8 million American children and adults with diabetes (roughly 6% of the population). (idebate.org)
  • However, recent biological advances have provided cogent evidence that there is an increasingly bountiful resource of stem cells which can be found in the bodies of adults and other non-embryonic life forms. (ohiolife.org)
  • sperm
  • Eggs from the mother, oocytes, were artificially fertilized using sperm from the father.18 Multiple copies of these fertilized embryos were created because IVF often fails on the first few attempts.20 The process of creating an embryonic stem cell line starts with preparations for IVF. (scribd.com)