The occasional, often ill-considered thoughts of a Roman Catholic permanent deacon who is ever grateful to God for his existence. Despite the strangeness we encounter in this life, all the suffering we witness and endure, being is good, so good I am sometimes unable to contain my joy. Deo gratias!

The thoughts expressed here are my personal thoughts and sometimes reflect my political views. As a private citizen I have every right to express these views.

Monday, September 6, 2010

Embryonic Stem Cell Research


A federal judge has issued an injunction against President Obama's executive order that provided for federal funding of embryonic stem cell research. The judge correctly stated that the executive order violated federal law, specifically an appropriations “rider” called the Dickey-Wicker Amendment. Now we can only hope and pray that his ruling will be upheld throughout the federal appeals process. Click here for more on this story.

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