bioethics and life

1. Love, what is It?

Isn’t love what we all desire? How could we live without loving and being loved? Among the different expressions of love are friendship, dedication to a cause or to a person, the love of parents […]

bioethics and life

Contract Pregnancies Exposed

The current debate over surrogacy in the United States has two main positions. One side argues we should allow the practice with regulations. The other side argues it should be prohibited altogether. All parties in […]

bioethics and life

Why Surrogacy Should Scare You

The core question in surrogacy is: Is it a technical critique or a political one? Should surrogacy be forbidden because so many women and children are exploited etc., or because it is a political question […]

bioethics and life

The troubling terminations you’ve never heard of

Does the termination of an unwanted pregnancy harm women’s mental health? No more than giving birth in such circumstances, according to mainstream social scientists and medical associations. Perhaps. But what about women who terminate a […]

bioethics and life

Another US Surrogate Mother Has Died

SSN is heartbroken to learn of the death of another surrogate mother, Michelle Reaves, in San Diego, California. Mrs. Reaves, a wife and mother of two children, was pregnant as a second time surrogate for […]

bioethics and life

Can Faith Fortify Fidelity?

As documented in the New York Times, “national surveys indicate that 15% of married women and 25% of married men have had extramarital affairs” with occurrences “about 20% higher when emotional and sexual relationships without […]