Unpacking the labels in the abortion debate
Like North Korea and China, Canada has no abortion law. What is to be done?
Why is Richard Dawkins scaring kids out of reading fairy tales?
It's peculiar advice from someone who believes in them himself.
Why are men more in favour of abortion?
Polls show that men are more liberal on abortion limits than women.
What if software could suffer?
A thought experiment proves that the reasoning for animal rights is on the wrong track.
Is this democracy? 28 EU commissioners veto 2 million strong petition
You don’t have to be a Eurosceptic to have issues with Big Europe.
Motherhood at 40: how women came to believe a modern myth
It's time the media and sex education told the truth about women's fertility.
Paid for her silence: the exploitation of Kylee Gilman
No one should prey upon vulnerable women, endangering their health to harvest their eggs.
The abortion selfie of Emily Letts
A young actress gained instant notoriety when she posted her abortion on YouTube.
It’s true, denying IVF to gay men is unfair discrimination
The rights of the child have already been swept aside for others.
IVF’s tarnished halo
A horror story from Utah shows the crumbling ethical foundations of the assisted reproduction industry.
Until death do us part
I am haunted by the thought of loving intimacy replaced by a lethal injection.
Assisted suicide: the issue we can’t afford to get wrong
Good facts are absolutely essential for good ethics.
Rereading mediaeval science
The world of the 13th century bishop, poet, politician, mathematician and scientist Robert Grosseteste is finally being explored.
Could we choose to dialogue?
"Anti-choice", "pro-abortion" -- let's stop the name calling and talk about principles.
Philippines population control law gets judicial green light
A so-called reproductive health law is “not unconstitutional” says the Supreme Court. But the new contraceptive era could easily become so.
A deal with the devil
Why did American officials refuse to prosecute Japanese doctors who had committed horrendous crimes in World War II?
“Is this the upshot of your experiment?”
A Nathaniel Hawthorne tale of scientific obsession sheds light on today's designer children.
Stem cell debacle déjà vu
A young Japanese scientist is at the centre of a storm about unethical research. Why?
The modern hospital and its waste products
Aborted and miscarried babies are burnt with clinical detritus to heat hospitals, but why do we care?
Downton Abbey and abortion rights
The popular TV series provides a lesson in how people deal with a "crisis pregnancy".
The surrogacy industry treats women like disposable commodities.
What message is being sent when you begin life as a number?
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