Are infants with disabilities disposable?

This article, published by the Rhode Island Developmental Disabilities Council, quotes Discovery Institute Senior Fellow Wesley J. Smith: “While personhood theory is not a unanimously held view among bioethicists, it is widely accepted, particularly among academics at the most elite institutions,” says Wesley J. Smith author of Culture of Death: The Assault on Medical Ethics in America. The rest of Read More ›

Legs of four teenagers sitting on a bricks wall

Four Legs Good, Two Legs Bad

If you are reading these words, you are a human being. That used to matter morally. Indeed, it was once deemed a self-evident truth that being a Homo Sapien created intrinsic moral value based simply and merely on being human — a principle sometimes called “human exceptionalism.” No more. Human exceptionalism is under unprecedented assault across a broad array of societal and intellectual fronts. Read More ›