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“Frozen Embryos: First, Help Couples”

Christianity Today, the flagship evangelical monthly, in July 2010 posted a forum on the issue featuring essays exploring different approaches to the question of frozen embryos. “Frozen Embryos: First, Help Couples” is by Ellen Painter Dollar, author of a new book about Christian perspectives on reproductive and genetic technology. “Christians need much better resources for ethical and […]

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“Open Letter to Religious Leaders on Assisted Reproductive Technologies”

In February 2009, the Religious Institute published an “Open Letter to Religious Leaders on Assisted Reproductive Technologies,” calling on the nation’s religious leaders to “engage the ethical considerations of assisted reproductive technologies and to become stronger counselors and advocates for the safety, effectiveness and accessibility of these technologies.”

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“A Time to be Born: A Faith-Based Guide to Assisted Reproductive Technologies”

The Religious Institute, a multifaith organization based in Westport, Conn., in September 2009 published “A Time to be Born: A Faith-Based Guide to Assisted Reproductive Technologies.” The guide is descibed as “the first multifaith resource to address the scientific and ethical complexities of reproductive technologies from a religious perspective.”

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“Life-Giving Love in an Age of Technology”

In November 2009, the Catholic bishops of the United States approved a document called “Life-Giving Love in an Age of Technology,” which explains the Catholic Church’s opposition to a range of infertility treatments and addresses certain developments in biotechnology in light of church teaching. Among other things, the document notes that while the church regards frozen embryos […]

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Legal Information Institute

The Legal Information Institute at Cornell University Law School is a not-for-profit group that believes everyone should be able to read and understand the laws that govern them, without cost. They provide free access to the law online and create materials to help people understand the law. Thomas R. Bruce directs the Institute.

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