“If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude than the animated contest of freedom, go from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains sit lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that you were our countrymen!” – Samuel Adams

Archive for December 5th, 2009

Tecumseh and stem cells

Tecumseh and stem cells

A story of scalping and how some Indians learned to treat survivors has proven to be centuries ahead of scientists and discussions about new medical therapies. Perhaps we should heed the words of Ecclesiastes 1:9:
That which has been is what will be,
That which is done is what will be done,
And there is nothing new under the sun.

Mikulski Amdt Provides Avenue to Abortion in Senate Health Care Bill

Mikulski Amdt Provides Avenue to Abortion in Senate Health Care Bill

A health care bill amendment that the Senate passed Thursday has pro-life groups fretting that the door is again open to the federal funding of abortion. In a 61-39 vote, the Senate approved an amendment by Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) that mandates coverage of any preventive care or screenings for women by the Health Resource and Services Administration.

Global Warming in the Hot Seat

Global Warming in the Hot Seat

As world leaders prepare to gather in Copenhagen to discuss a global strategy for combatting climate change—a strategy likely to involve a substantial growth of government power at the expense of individual and economic liberty—a shock wave of controversy threatens to shatter what many have come to view as settled science.

Will Baltimore succumb to culture of death?

Will Baltimore succumb to culture of death?

The Baltimore City Council has passed a bill requiring crisis pregnancy centers to post signs saying they do not “provide or make referrals for abortion or birth-control services.” Now it awaits the mayor’s signature. What’s driving it? Three things.