challenging religious privilege in public life

David Warmflash


50th Anniversary of Roe versus Wade: Historical Perspective

One hint regarding how out-of-tune the SCOTUS overturning of Roe is is the extreme mindset of the decision’s author, Justice Alito.

Stretching human life span to 200 years? Implications of bowhead whale study

Scientists are hoping the fountain of youth might be hidden inside a whale species that can live up to 200 years.

Mississippi: Where the Current Pullback from Abortion Rights Began

Abortion is not legal in Mississippi even prior to 15 weeks. The state makes exceptions for rape and when the mother's life is in danger.

Artificial wombs: The coming era of motherless births?

Scientifically, it’s called ectogenesis, a term coined by J.B.S. Haldane in 1924. His prediction may yet be on target.

Abortion Rights in the United States Part 1: Jane Roe

In January 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that anti-abortion laws represent an unconstitutional invasion of privacy.

Abortion Rights in the United States Part 2: The Trimester Framework

Humans putting thought into the matter realized that you just don't become a sentient being, all of a sudden, at the moment of conception.

Abortion Rights in the United States Part 3: Planned Parenthood versus Casey

Planned Parenthood v. Casey overturned the Roe trimester framework in favour of a viability analysis, thereby allowing states to implement abortion restrictions.

‘Rebooting the brain’: Our fight to bring people back from the dead

A striking feature of medicine over the past few centuries has been our growing ability to bring people back from the "dead".

A Surprising Breakthrough Will Allow Tiny Implants to Fix – and Even Upgrade – Your Body

Like insulin pumps and cardiac pacemakers, the medical implants of the future will go where they are needed, on or inside the body.

Artificial wombs could create seismic shift in the debate over abortion, reproductive rights

How will it play out between religious forces and the rapidly secularizing societies of the countries where the technology will first be used?