Commentary Archives

Date: 12/19/2012

Do we still need embryos and cloning?: Answering Common Claims about iPSCs
Maureen L. Condic – (DoNoHarm)

Nascent Falsehood
David Freddoso – (National Review Online)

Australia: Biotech leaders can still honor ethics
Christine Campbell – (The Age)

Cloning Doubletalk
Wesley J. Smith  – (Weekly Standard)

Human Cloning May Be Just Around the Corner
Joe Palca – (NPR)

Troubled Iowa Dreams
Richard Doerflinger – National Review Online

Australia: Cloning a Nightmare from the Past
Paul Gray – Herald Sun

The slippery slope to reproductive cloning
David van Gend – On Line Opinion

Calling a clone a clone
Kathleen Parker – Orlando Sentinel

Crossing Line on Cloning
James L. Sherley – Boston Globe

The Many Casualties of Cloning
Richard Doerflinger – The New Atlantis

Veritas? Harvard’s Stem Cell Initiative
Keith Plummer – The Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity

“That Thing in a Petri Dish”
Gilbert Meilaender & Robert P. George – National Review Online

Cloning Chaos
Richard Doerflinger – National Review Online

Contrary To Popular Assumption…
Wesley J. Smith – tothesource

Attack of the Clones?
Kathryn Jean Lopez  and Wesley J. Smith – National Review Online

The Next Scientific Discovery: Ethics
Paul Greenberg – Washington Times

Thou Shalt Not Create
Charles Krauthammer – Washington Post

Cloning and Embryonic Stem Cell Research Will Offer No ‘Advance’ for Society
John Morris – The Business Journal Kansas City

Risks to Women in Embryo Cloning
Judy Norsigian – Boston Globe

Deposition: Stuart A. Newman, PhD to the Superior Court of the State of California
August 2, 2004 – Do No Harm

The Party of Cloning
by  Eric Cohen – The Weekly Standard

Beware the Push for Human Cloning
by Brian Harradine – The Age

Don’t Clone Ron Reagan’s Agenda
by Richard M. Doerflinger – Weekly Standard

Snake Oil: Ron Reagan’s Dishonest Presentation
by Robert P. George – National Review

The C-Word: Ron Reagan Seduces by Changing the Terms of the Stem Cell Debate
by Wesley J. Smith – National Review

Cloning Con
Richard M. Doerflinger, National Review Online

A Bad Investment
Wesley J. Smith, National Review Online

What’s In a Name?
Wesley J. Smith, The Daily Standard

Cloning and the First State
Wesley J. Smith, The Weekly Standard

Trenton Plays God
Kathryn Jean Lopez, National Review Online

Cloning in New Jersey
Wesley J. Smith, Weekly Standard

AMA Approves Creating Life for Destructive Purposes
Samuel D. Hensley, MD, The Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity

Refute the Lie, Don’t Clone It
Jim Kelly, Americans to Ban Cloning

How One Clone Leads to Another
Leon R. Kass, Chairman, President’s Council on Bioethics, New York Times

A Clone By Any Other Name
William Kristol and Eric Cohen, Weekly Standard

The Kass Council’s Good Counsel
William Kristol, Weekly Standard

Stop All Human Cloning For Four Years
Leon R. Kass, Wall Street Journal

The Fatal Promise of Cloning
Charles Krauthammer, Time

Brave New Patents
William Kristol, Weekly Standard

The Hatch Hypothesis: A Strange, Unscientific Belief That May Confuse the Senate’s Cloning Vote
Nigel M. de S. Cameron, Americans to Ban Cloning

Calculated Deception: Cloning Advocates Aren’t Telling the Truth
William Saunders, Americans to Ban Cloning

Human Cloning: The ‘Terrible Odds’
Dr. Donald Bruce, BBC

Harry and Louise’s Evil Clones?
Richard Doerflinger, Americans to Ban Cloning

Harry and Louise Return: The Couple is Back and This Time They Want America to Know that Cloning Isn’t Really Cloning
William Kristol, The Weekly Standard

Beware: Human Cloning Risks Creating Monsters
Alasdair Palmer, The Age

Letter to Feldbaum, President, Biotechnology Industry Organization
William Kristol, Americans to Ban Cloning

Joint Letter to Tom Daschle – April 22, 2002
Americans to Ban Cloning

Therapeutic Cloning: An Oxymoron
Amy Coxon, The Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity

Kass Warfare: The President’s Bioethics Council Enters the Cloning Fray
Andrew Ferguson, Weekly Standard

Does Human Nature Have a Future? The End of History, Bobos, and Biotechnology
Peter Augustine Lawler, Weekly Standard

Ban All Cloning Techniques
Kenneth Conner, USA Today

Time for Candor on the Cloning of Embryos
Nigel Cameron, Americans to Ban Cloning

Science or Propaganda?  The Curious Cloning Report from the National Academy of Sciences
Wesley J. Smith, Weekly Standard

Close the Door on Cloning
Wesley J. Smith, National Review

Closing in on Cloning: Don’t Expect an Honest Debate as the Legislative Fight Heats Up
Wesley J. Smith, Weekly Standard

That Scientific Breakthrough Thing
Sheryl Gay Stolberg, New York Times

Dr. West and Mr. bin Laden
Eric Cohen and William Kristol, Weekly Standard

Human Cloning: Our Best Chance to Put Biotechnology In Its Place
Nigel Cameron, Americans to Ban Cloning

While the Senate Sleeps
J. Bottum for the Editors, Weekly Standard

Cloning Devalues Humanity
Richard Shelby, USA Today

Unless We Act Now, More Clones Will Die
C. Ben Mitchell, The Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity

Human Cloning-Embryo Style: Deliverance or Captivity?
Nancy L. Jones, The Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity

Human Cloning is Here
John F. Kilner, The Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity

Human Cloning: The Need for a Comprehensive Ban
The Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity

Shopping for Humans
Jeremy Rifkin, The Guardian

This Is the Age of Biology
Jeremy Rifkin, The Guardian

The Ethics of Embryonic Stem Cell Research and Human Cloning
Robert P. George, J.D., Family Research Council