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Life Begins at Fertilization
Quotes from science textbooks

Human Development
Assorted quotes from textbooks

Abortion and Embryo Destruction

"Embryology: Inconvenient Factsby William L. Saunders, Jr.
"The Wrong of Abortionby Robert P. George and Patrick Lee from Andrew I. Cohen and Christopher Wellman, eds., Contemporary Debates in Applied Ethics (New York: Blackwell Publishers, 2005)
"Acorns and Embryosby Patrick Lee and Robert P. George
"The Stubborn Facts of Science: Human Embryos are Human Beingsby Patrick Lee and Robert P. George
"Delusions of Dualism: The Human Being is an Integrated Unita reply to Professor Paul Bloom of Yale University, by Patrick Lee and Robert P. George
"The Pro-Life Argument from Substantial Identityby Patrick Lee
"Human Beings are Animalsby Patrick Lee
"Human Personhood Begins at Conceptionby Peter Kreeft
"I Was Once a Fetus: an Identity-Based Argument Against Abortionby Alexander Pruss
"I Was Once a Fetus: That Is Why Abortion Is Wrongby Alexander Pruss
"When do Human Beings Begin?by Dianne N. Irving

Pro-Life Feminism

"How Abortion Hurts Women: The Hard Proof" by Erika Bachiochi, JD

Stem Cells

"The Stem Cell Debate" a written exchange between Patrick Lee, Robert P. George and Ronald Bailey (links to each written piece are included further down on the page)
"The Ethics of Embryonic Stem-Cell Research and Human Cloningby Robert P. George
"Adult Stem Cells, Embryonic Stem Cells and Cloningby David Prentice
"Adult Stem Cells - The Factsby David Prentice
"Adult Stem Cells - The Facts, Addendumby David Prentice
"Benefits of Adult Stem Cells to Human PatientsDo No Harm Fact Sheet
"Quick Scientific References: Human Cloning, Human Embryonic Stem Cell Researchby Dianne N. Irving
Congressional Testimony of David Prentice on the scientific drawbacks of embryonic stem cells and the benefits of adult stem cells


"Cast Me Not Off in Old Ageby Eric Cohen and Leon R. Kass
"Personhood, Dignity, Suicide, and Euthanasiaby Patrick Lee
"Euthanasia and the Culture of Lifeby Chris Tollefsen

Religious Resources

"Abortionby Rabbi David Novak
"Abortion in Halakhic Literature by Rabbi David Bleich
"AbortionCompiled by the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance
Evangelium Vitae Pope John Paul II's encyclical on the Value and Inviolability of Human Life
Address on "Life-Sustaining Treatments and Vegetative State: Scientific Advances and Ethical Dilemmas" by Pope John Paul II
"Instruction on Respect for Human Life in its Origin and on the Dignity of Procreation: Replies to Certain Questions of the Dayfrom the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
"Declaration on Euthanasiafrom the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
"Respect for the Dignity of the Dyingfrom the Pontifical Academy for Life

Other Articles

"Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hydea critique of Princeton's Peter Singer, by Jenny Teichman
Testimony of Richard F. Collier, Jr. on behalf of the proposed amendment to the New Jersey state constitution allowing for the state legislature to enact laws requiring minors to receive parental consent before procuring an abortion

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