From the daily archives: Thursday, June 7, 2007

This magazine cover (courtesy The Onion) gave me quite a chuckle…

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There was a terrific article in yesterday’s Washington Post that clearly lays out the evidence that federal bans on embryonic research – such as the stem cell research ban – are actually causing an increase in birth defects. (HT: Mahablog.)

The gist of the story is that the human reproductive system is optimized for a single fetus – not the litter-sized batches common with IVF. And multiple-births are on the rise.

Yet in the past 30 years, this country has experienced a stunning escalation in multiple births. The number of babies born as triplets, quadruplets or even more […]

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This morning, RABid is pimping Ken Blackwell’s latest column on TownHall. The entire column is a fabrication – a lie – and plainly claims a bill does something it explicitly does not. Let’s take a closer look, shall we?

Blackwell says:

A bill making it illegal for people of various faiths to freely hold and profess their respective religion’s teaching on sexual morality is working its way through Congress.

The bill says:

Nothing in this Act, or the amendments made by this Act, shall be construed to prohibit any expressive conduct protected from legal prohibition by, or […]

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