Stem Cell Radio

This is an interesting radio interview (NPR: Diane Rehm) about the current stem cell controversies. It is worth a listen. The guests areRick Weiss, science reporter for “The Washington Post” Dr. John Gearhart, professor of medicine and director of the stem cell program at Johns Hopkins . . . . Continue Reading »

Columnist Meets the "Real" Jack Kevorkian

Mitch Albom, a columnist for the Detroit Free Press interviewed Kevorkian face-to-face, and apparently was taken aback by what he experienced. After a little time with Kevorkian, Albom writes, “I couldn’t imagine a suffering so bad that I would want Kevorkian to be the last person . . . . Continue Reading »

Nancy Pelosi’s "Amen Moment"

Senator John Edwards was justly ridiculed when he stated in 2004 that people in wheelchairs would be able to walk if John Kerry were elected, because he would alter President Bush’s embryonic stem cell funding policy. This bit of outrageous hype was quickly labeled Edwards’ “amen . . . . Continue Reading »

A.B. 374: Ding Dong the Bill is Dead!

I just received a report that A.B. 374, which would legalize assisted suicide in California, does not have the votes to pass in the Assembly and hence, will not be brought up for a vote. This is a great, hard fought, victory for a strange bedfellow political coalition consisting of liberals and . . . . Continue Reading »