Lee, Patrick
3 Articles at Lifeissues.net


Human Embryos are Human Beings: a Scientific and Philosophical Case

What's at stake in the abortion debate is precisely what was at stake during the nineteenth-century debate about slavery: Where do we draw the line between beings we can simply use for our own purposes and discard when inconvenient, on the one hand, and beings who have fundamental rights, who deserve our respect and protection, on the other?

Date posted: 2019-10-02

Embryology and Science Denial

"Human life begins at fertilization, the process during which a male gamete or sperm unites with a female gamete or oocyte (ovum) to form a single cell called a zygote. This highly specialized, totipotent cell marked the beginning of each of us as a unique individual." "A zygote is the beginning of a new human being (i.e., an embryo)."

Date posted: 2017-11-19

Total Brain Death: Valid Criterion of Death

Total brain death is a valid criterion for pronouncing the death of human beings.

Date posted: 2014-01-09