Eminent bioethicist Leon Kass on the dangers of a world increasingly indifferent to matters of human dignity.
Sohrab Ahmari The Wall Street Journal 4/19/2013
…Dr. Kass says his critics misunderstand the role of repugnance in his thinking. “It’s not that repugnance is always right,” he says. “There was once repugnance at interracial marriage, and there [...]
Missouri Education Watchdog 3/30/2013
A recent post by MEW reported on a parent’s delight about the forthcoming national science standards and her belief they would teach climate change is primarily due to humans. She wrote:
Federal science standards coming later this month will recommend that public schools educate students about climate change. Once students understand, [...]
James Delingpole The Telegraph [UK] 13 March 2013
FOIA – the anonymous leaker who brought the Climategate and Climategate II emails to light has emerged briefly from the shadows. He has released to selected parties (not me) the password to the cache of Climategate II emails in the hope that someone will have the time [...]
Sharon Begley Reuters 3/19/2013
A presidential ethics panel has opened the door to testing an anthrax vaccine on children as young as infants, bringing an angry response from critics who say the children would be guinea pigs in a study that would never help them and might harm them.
The report, however, released on Tuesday [...]
Joe Schoffstall CNS News 3/4/2013
President Barack Obama today nominated Gina McCarthy, who has vowed “not to sit around and wait for congressional action” when issuing environmental regulations, to replace Lisa Jackson as Environmental Protection Agency administrator.
McCarthy currently heads the Environmental Protection Agency’s air and radiation office.
On May 1, 2010, in the keynote [...]