The horror

"South California makes it easy for our business"

California Catholic Daily exclusive. Early this week (May 22) I was calling a Southern California business that recruits young women to carry fertilized eggs to birth. The woman I was calling had a name like Amber, but she spoke with a Chinese accent. She apologized for the accent. I told her not to worry about the accent, but that I, owner of a small company, could not … [Read more...]

Have we hit rock-bottom?

Australian company turning 'extra' embryos into keepsake jewelry

For one critic, a report that IVF-conceived embryos are being cremated and turned into jewelry for their mothers shows the basic problem with the artificial creation of human embryos. “I have no words. I have no category for who would think this would be something good to do,” said Jennifer Lahl, the founder and president of the California-based Center for Bioethics and … [Read more...]

Latest on embryo suit involving celebrity Sofía Vergara

Actress demands ex-fiancé reveal the names of two former girlfriends who underwent abortions

The following comes from a November 18 Renew America article by Matt C. Abbott: From Page Six (Nov. 14): • The battle over Sofía Vergara's frozen embryos with ex-fiancé Nick Loeb has taken a shocking turn. The actress is demanding Loeb reveal the names of two former girlfriends who underwent abortions around 20 years ago. • A California judge upheld Vergara's request … [Read more...]

Embryos are human, not property

Nonprofit law firm files amicus briefs in embryo custody cases

The following comes from a December 23 Christian Newswire press release: The Thomas More Society has requested leave to file amicus briefs in two embryo custody battles. The national public interest law firm is interceding in the Missouri Court of Appeals McQueen v. Gadberry case on behalf of Missouri Right to Life, Lawyers for Life and the American Association of Pro-Life … [Read more...]

Champagne-fueled parties draw worried women

Fear is fueling the business of egg freezing

The following coms from a March 6 Washington Post article by Danielle Paquette. Full story here. BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Mark Surrey, fertility specialist to the Kardashians, opens with the story of a 44-year-old lawyer who waited too long to freeze her eggs. The patient radiated health, he says, but age had damaged her pregnancy chances. “It’s not something you can fix … [Read more...]

Life Legal Educates Supreme Court

In Vitro Fertilization Case The following comes from a February 9 press release via Christian Newswire WASHINGTON-- What do a filmmaker, a board member of NOW, a reproductive endocrinologist, two bloggers, and a pro-life legal group have in common? They all teamed up on a filing this week in the U.S. Supreme Court in a case involving children conceived by in vitro … [Read more...]