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A Time to Be Born: Faith Communities and Assisted Reproductive Technologies

We must commit to an ongoing conversation that respects the desire for biological children while honoring reproductive justice. Faith communities can promote values that can guide moral and ethical decision making on the use of ARTs.

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Where Are The Women in Obama’s Faith-Based Advisory Council?

“Addressing teen pregnancy” does not automatically translate into effective strategies to reduce teen pregnancy. Young women and men need comprehensive sexuality education and contraception.

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“Be Fruitful and Multiply?” Ethical Takes on ART

News of a California woman giving birth to octuplets raises a pressing problem: the development and use of assisted reproductive technologies has outstripped our ethical and regulatory response.

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CatholicVote.org Ad Morally Exploits Obama’s Life Story

A new anti-choice ad uses President Obama’s life story to vilify women and men struggling to make a decision about an unwanted pregnancy.

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As Christmas Nears, Contemplating Miraculous Births

Miraculous biblical stories of birth fit more closely with our notions of reproductive technologies than with the Vatican’s re-assertion that the only authentic context for human life is an act of reciprocal love between a man and woman in marriage.

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