There is a lot of information right now in the media about human cloning and the
necessity of embryonic stem cell research for curing diseases. But are you being told the complete truth?
Semantics plays a large part in this debate and the best defense is education. If you would like more information after following the links below, please call any of our offices: in Wichita, 800.928.LIFE (5433); in Topeka 785.234.2998; in Kansas City, 913.642.LIFE (5433).
75 New Reasons to Ignore ESCR
Recent advances in adult stem cell research and other alternatives to embryonic stem cell research. New!
Since embryonic stem cell research (ESCR) kills embryos it is an unethical choice for therapies. Dr. David Prentice describes the alternatives to ESCR in this factsheet.
First Fourteen Days of Human Life
Proponents of cloning/ESCR claim their research would only happen during the first 14 days of human life. What happens to the embryo during those first 14 days?
Human Cloning and Stem Cell Brief
An brief explanation of the terms and processes used in cloning and ESCR.
Misleading Missouri and What That Means to Kansas
Amendment 2's sponsor, the Coalition for Lifesaving Cures, has spent more than $28 million on the effort. More than 97% of the money has come from James and Virginia Stowers, the billionaire founders of American Century mutual funds, who have also founded a research institute in Kansas City that wants to take a leading role in the stem-cell game. $28 million is a lot of money, and would have paid for a lot of stem-cell research. Why spend it on this initiative campaign instead? What exactly is it buying?
A collection of campaign finance reports, forms, and news items documenting the money trails.
Slideshow on cloning and ESCR by Dr. David Prentice.
Stem Cell Factsheet
The claims of cloning proponents and the truth.
Women's Voices Against Cloning brochure
Why women, from feminist organizations to Concerned Women for America, are concerned about the impact egg donations are having on women's health.
Adult Stem Cell News
There is a wealth of information about Adult Stem Cells and their current, as well as potential, uses in disease treatment. Because of the overwhelming amount of such information, the following, updated periodically, is a sample of these uses.
Ethicists: New SC Treatment Not Ethical As Claimed
Baptist Press, January 18, 2008
"Ethical" Stem Cell Treatment Shouldn't Get Funding
NRLC, January 13, 2008
ASC Cures Mice of Cancer
LifeNews.com, December 7, 2007
Skin Cells Made to Mimic Stem Cells
MSNBC, November 20, 2007
The Promise of Placental and Cord Blood Stem Cells
The Huffington Post, October 29, 2007
Reprogramming Stem Cells
San Francisco Chronicle, June 7, 2007
Heart Valve Grown From Adult Stem Cells
Guardian Unlimited, April 2, 2007
Umbilical Cord Blood Banking
KFL, March 9, 2007
Amniotic Fluid New Source of Stem Cells
Newswise Medical News, January 2, 2007
Hope for Heart Attacks
Daily Mail UK, November 7, 2006
Soccer Dads Tackle Injuries By Storing Stem Cells
Sydney Morning Herald, August 28, 2006
ASC May Help Patients With Knee Problems, Arthritis
LifeNews.com, August 22, 2006
Adult and Non-Embryonic Stem Cell Research Advances
Office of U.S. Senator Brownback, as of June 2006
Patients Offer Stem Cell Solution "we can all live with"
Catholic News Service, June 21, 2006
First Bladders Grown Without Embryonic Stem Cells
Washington Post, April 4, 2006
Teen Walks After Adult Stem Cell Transplant
Baptist Press, April 10, 2006
Cloning/Embryonic Stem Cell News
Leading Embryonic Researcher Shifts Focus to ASCR
LifeNews.com, September 28, 2008
Human Embryos Cloned In California
AP, January 17, 2008
MI Pushes Tax Funded ESCR
LifeNews.com, October 16, 2007
Ethical Breakthrough Negates Cloning
KFL Press Release, November 20, 2007
How Cloning Works
International Herald Tribune, December 28, 2006
Celling A Strategy
National Review, November 27, 2006
ESCR Researchers Say Seaweed Stops Tumors
LifeNews.com, November 14, 2006
Health Trumps Ethics In Mid-Term Elections
MercatorNet, November 10, 2006
MIT Professor: ES Nowhere Near Helping Patients
News.com.au, October 12, 2006
More Hype from Stem Cell Entrepreneurs
The Weekly Standard, September 4, 2006
Good News and Bad News About Latest ESCR Research
MercatorNet, August 30, 2006
Nature: Health Effects of Egg Donation
Nature, August 9, 2006
Embryos Made to Order
Townhall.com, August 8, 2006
Scientists Mix Human, Animal Cells
LifeNews.com, June 19, 2006
Crossing Line on Cloning - Op Ed Piece
Boston Globe Online, June 12, 2006
"Our Gentle Descent Toward Eugenics"
Slate.com, May 19, 2006
Two Roads on Stem Cell Policy
National Journal, August 4, 2007
Bush Signs Directive on Federally Funded SCR Alternatives
LifeNews.com, June 20, 2007
Bush Vetoes Tax-Funded ESCR Bill
LifeNews.com, June 20, 2007
Sebelius Pushes Tax-Funded ESCR... Again
KFL Press Release, June 11, 2007
Legislators Say Immoral to Tax-Fund ESCR
OneNewsNow, June 11, 2007
Senate Votes to Fund ESCR
NRLC, April 12, 2007
Smells Fishy... But Why? KU Med Center Mergers
Lawrence Journal-World, April 7, 2007
Feinstein-Hatch Bill Brings Cloning Doubletalk
Daily Standard, March 26, 2007
MO Lawmakers Attempt Amendment 2 Alteration
LifeNews.com, December 19, 2006
KS Legislative Treachery Revealed
KFL, November 20, 2006
KS Good Faith Agreement Undermined by Stowers/Sebelius
KFL, July 25, 2006
KS Human Cloning and Stem Cell Legislative Summary
Rep. Mary Pilcher Cook, May 16, 2006
KFL Press Releases - Kansas
KFL Testimony to State House 2005 - Kansas
Cloning/Stem Cell Legislation - National
Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity
Links of Interest
Missourians Against Human Cloning
Cures Without Cloning
The Truth: "MO Stem Cell Research and Cures Inititiative"