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Gay Parenting and Child Health Outcomes

The Point Blog | By Andrè Van Mol, MD | February 22, 2018

Efforts to re-examine the results of same-sex versus opposite-sex parenting are picking up steam. In this week’s blog post, Dr. Andre Van Mol explores the failures of scientific studies that are being used to support gay parenting.

The Issues Facing Three Person Babies

On February 1, 2018, Ian Sample, the science editor at The Guardian, wrote an article entitled “UK doctors select first women to have ‘three person babies.’” Dr. Joy Riley discusses how the Human Fertilisation & Embryology Authority (HFEA), Britain’s reproductive technologies regulatory agency, has given the go-ahead for “mitochondrial replacement therapy” and what bioethical questions this move brings up.

Rights of Conscience, Moral Complicity and Free Speech

In this week’s blog post, Dr. Robert Cranston joins the ongoing conversation about healthcare right of conscience and how it impacts an upcoming case before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Christian Medical Association highlights implementation of new US policy keeping tax dollars from abortion groups overseas

News Release | February 07, 2018

The 19,000-member Christian Medical Association (CMA, www.cmda.org), today lauded the administration's implementation of the new Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance policy.

Jonathan Imbody, CMA Vice President for Government Relations, said the policy is "effectively advancing human rights consistent with the values of the American people and the aims of US foreign health aid, by ensuring that all global health assistance tax dollars will be used to save lives and promote health and welfare for all."

Are healthcare conscience laws needed?

The Point Blog | By Jonathan Imbody | February 01, 2018

In the fifth of a series of blogs on conscience in healthcare, Jonathan Imbody discusses the importance of the new division created by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to address conscience and religious freedom in healthcare.