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The Terrifying Truth about Prenatal Testing
PLUS gene-edited foods, podcast news, and $3 copies of my book!
Congratulations! The line turned pink. Time to celebrate, right? In the world of prenatal testing, we aren’t so sure.
Samantha chats with Bridget Mora of the nonprofit Be Not Afraid about the wildly unreliable prenatal testing being used to encourage eugenic abortions, and what really happens when babies are diagnosed with so-called “lethal” conditions in utero.
Brave New Us is in the TOP 3% of podcasts globally!
Celebrating the news that Brave New Us is in the top 3% of podcasts globally this week, and counting down to the premiere of our first video interviews rolling out on YouTube beginning Sept. 22.
My Latest at Crisis Magazine
In Defense of Anti-Feminism
We can recognize and appreciate the gifts of both sexes without abolishing gender or espousing rigid gender roles—but we need the anti-feminism movement to do it.
What’s new in bioethics?
Researchers are suggesting that, with increasing rates of infertility, IVF may be “the new normal” in human reproduction.
Remember those “synthetic” embryo “models” researchers were passing off as an alternative in embryonic stem cell research? Turns out some researchers argue this might be a misnomer. Because if it looks like a duck and quacks like a duck…
The good news is that you can stop worrying about GMOs in your diet, because CRISPR-edited foods are unregulated and appearing on shelves near you, so you’re probably eating a genetically-modified diet anyway. Bon apetit!
SALE! Get 80% off Reclaiming Motherhood
For whatever reason, Amazon has seen fit to discount my book to just $3. It made the Christian Ethics bestseller list again this week, so I guess the algorithm knows what it’s doing. People do want to read this book — when it’s basically free :)
I’d love if you’d pick up copies for your 7 closest friends and do a book club study on it. I’ll even Zoom in!
PS I have no idea how long this sale will last. Perhaps it will be gone tomorrow. Perhaps next week they will pay you to take a copy off their hands.