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Charlotte Lozier Institute

Phone: 202-223-8073
Fax: 571-312-0544

2776 S. Arlington Mill Dr.
#803
Arlington, VA 22206

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Cloning is Cloning is Cloning

This primer on cloning examines the nature and purpose of human cloning in light of recent developments in stem cell technology. The paper points out that all cloning is reproductive and reflects on the immediate outcome of human cloning - a human

The Science and Politics of Cloning: What the News Was All About

In this paper, Dr. Maureen Condic of the University of Utah explains the derivation of human stem cells from cloned human embryos. Dr. Condic discuss the science and politics behind cloning and why this method is unlikely to ever be the preferred

A Handbook of Bioethical Considerations Regarding Nascent Human Beings and Their Cells (Handbook II)

The purpose of this handbook is to provide a useful reference guide to understanding ethical and moral implications for scientific experimentation involving nascent human beings and cells derived from nascent human beings.  In particular, the attributes of nascent human beings and cells derived from them are presented in the context of their moral significance and bioethics considerations regarding the permissibility of their use in biomedical research.

Handbook of Nascent Human Beings: A Visual Aid for Understanding the Science and Experimentation

The purpose of this handbook is to provide a useful reference guide to understanding the biological nature and properties of nascent human beings and cells derived from nascent human beings. 

Closing the Slippery Slope from a 14-Day Rule to an N-Day Rule

The 14-day limit is related to the approximate time in normal human embryonic development when structures appear in developing human beings that are the earliest stages of the formation of the nervous system.  This ethics agreement is the warned slippery slope of allowing experimentation on embryonic human beings at any stage of their life.

Federal Bioethics Commissions and Bias Against the Unborn

In August, the Trump administration’s new Human Fetal Tissue Research Ethics Advisory Board reviewed requests made to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for federally funded fetal tissue research. The Board recommended denying most of these requests.

Designing Babies: Science, Ethics, and Policies of a Post-Genomic Era

At the Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity annual summer conference "Bioethics in Real Life,” Dr. David Prentice and Dr. Tara Sander Lee presented a workshop entitled Designing Babies: Science, Ethics, and Policies of a Post-Genomic Era. Scientific advancements in the fields of genetics, molecular diagnosis, and genetic engineering were introduced so that participants could better understand the benefits, risks, limitations, policies, and potential impact on society. The ethics were carefully evaluated and discussed.

Sharon Quick, M.D.

Sharon Quick, M.D., is retired from work as a pediatric anesthesiologist/critical care physician. She is currently Washington State Director for the American Academy of Medical Ethics and is working on a Master’s degree in Bioethics. She is a member of the American