Samantha Gobba

Samantha reports on the pro-life movement for WORLD Digital.

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Inside the FDA’s research with aborted baby body parts

Abortion | New revelation shows government involvement in sketchy fetal tissue practices
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 8/13/18, 04:02 pm

Taxpayers have been funding government research using tissue from aborted babies for years, according to a new report, and pro-life groups are calling for the practice to halt.

CNS News broke the story last week that the Food and Drug Administration signed a contract with Advanced Bioscience Resources (ABR) to provide “human fetal tissue” to make “chimeric animals that have a human immune system.” FDA contracts with ABR date back to 2012.

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University of New Mexico ends baby body parts program

Abortion | The school’s tissue procurement operation comes to an end
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 8/06/18, 04:01 pm

Researchers at the University of New Mexico will no longer procure, sell, or dissect aborted baby body parts, the university announced recently.

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Easing a grief ‘as real as the life itself’

Parenting | Nebraska offers birth certificates to parents of miscarried babies
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 7/30/18, 03:52 pm

Nebraska is the first state to offer birth certificates to mothers who experienced miscarriages during any point in their pregnancies.

The commemorative certificates, available this month, will include the sex and name of the baby, or simply “Baby Girl” or “Baby Boy” if the parents did not provide a name. They will also state, “This certificate is not proof of a live birth.”

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