Thursday, August 23, 2012

ALL PRO-LIFE UPDATES 8/23/2012 [Continued]

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Thursday, August 23, 2012
Planned Parenthood heads back to school, pockets overflowing
By Rita Diller

As you prepare to send your children back to school, beware! Planned Parenthood is heading back to 
school, too----with its pockets overflowing with taxpayer money, poised to target your children with its failed "comprehensive" sex education. The abortion giant is using a new CDC report----one that shows high rates of oral sex among young people----to push "comprehensive sex education" that is notorious for its promotion of 
oral sex.
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Huh? Fox News claims that Planned Parenthood does not perform abortions, only does referrals
Fox News anchorwoman Martha MacCallum stated today that Planned Parenthood, the largest provider of abortions in the United States, does not perform abortions, but only refers women to abortion providers if they so wish. MacCallum made the claim, which she later repeated, in an interview with Fox legal expert and former judge Andrew Napolitano on a recent ruling by a U.S federal judge permitting the state of Texas to withhold funding from Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers and referrers.  

Designing designer babies
An Oxford University academic, Professor Julian Savulescu, has raised the temperature in an already heated debate on the so-called "designer babies," by publicly pledging his support for embryo screening of personality traits. Savulescu proposed that it would be unethical to ignore this particular advance in genetic engineering, even describing the opportunity as a "moral obligation." Embryo screening involves the pre-implantation testing of an embryo, as part of an IVF treatment.  

Stem cells from umbilical cord could help treat autism
ABC News 10
Doctors at the [Sacramento] Sutter Neuroscience Institute are now beginning research to evaluate cord blood stem cells to help improve language and behavior in autism patients. The announcement was made on Tuesday morning at Sutter Medical Plaza. It's the first FDA-approved clinical trial that uses a newborn's stem cells from cord blood to treat autism patients.