FEE: How the Market Is Already Repealing Obamacare

There’s a common misconception that if you’re opposed to government services, programs and/or departments, then you’re opposed to building roads, education, people getting affordable health care and even people taking care of the sick and elderly. These misconceptions are becoming more apparent as the free market offers solutions and options using innovation and technology, as the government continues to fall in on itself.

Six months into the pregnancy, we received a letter explaining that due to the changes in the law, our policy would no longer cover maternity services. 

I continue to be amazed at the ingenuity of people and individuals working toward solutions in the marketplace, in spite of government. Over time government has assumed more and more control over medical decisions that individuals make everyday.  Continue reading “FEE: How the Market Is Already Repealing Obamacare”

Almost 900 doctors sign Dublin Declaration, affirm abortion is not maternal health

Almost 900 medical professionals have now signed the Dublin Declaration on Maternal Health, launched in 2012 to declare that abortion is not needed to save women’s lives. Unveiled at the International Symposium on Maternal Healthcare in Dublin, Ireland, the Declaration states: “As experienced practitioners and researchers in obstetrics and gynaecology, we affirm that direct abortion – the purposeful destruction of the unborn child – is not medically … Continue reading Almost 900 doctors sign Dublin Declaration, affirm abortion is not maternal health

This is Huxley’s Brave New World

CBC founder and president Jennifer Lahl was interviewed in 2012 for a documentary on reproductive technologies for German TV. Jennifer’s segment, aptly titled “This is Huxley’s Brave New World,” is available online (the interview is in English with German subtitles). We’ve hope it helps get people thinking about (and communicating about) reproductive technologies. Recommended Resources Why the Church Needs Bioethics: A Guide to Wise Engagement with Life’s Challenges … Continue reading This is Huxley’s Brave New World

Health Benefits of Using the Pill Are a Hard Pill to Swallow

Beware of the latest tactic by the doctors of death to convince women that using oral contraceptives is beneficial to their health. I was appalled to find a little blurb article in the July 23, 2010, issue of All You magazine entitled “Cut health risks with the pill.” The subtitle claimed, “Taking oral contraceptives not only protects you from unwanted pregnancy [as if we need protection from this dangerous disease], it can also have some surprising benefits.” Continue reading “Health Benefits of Using the Pill Are a Hard Pill to Swallow”