Wesley J. Smith is a senior fellow at the Discovery Institute’s Center on Human Exceptionalism, and consults for the Patients Rights Council.

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Cloning Could Kill

From First Thoughts

One of the least covered but fundamental problems associated with human cloning is the need to use human eggs—one egg for each cloning try. Obtaining eggs involves an onerous process known as super ovulation, in which a woman is administered high doses of hormones to induce her ovaries to . . . . Continue Reading »

Nation Magazine Mocks Terri Schiavo

From First Thoughts

Last week’s Nation, the left wing magazine on current events, hit a new low. The cover mocks Terri Schiavo by showing her being asked to smile to indicate yes when answering a series of questions, mostly meant to criticize her supporters, and her face not changing.Not only is this to disparage . . . . Continue Reading »

Threatening Michael Schiavo is Wrong!

From First Thoughts

Apparently Michael Schiavo is in hiding because of death threats. Anyone who threatens violence dishonors the memory of Terri Schiavo and the noble struggle in which so many participated. Indeed, the Schindlers said explicitly to put away hate.The Pope forgave his attempted assassin. Terri’s . . . . Continue Reading »