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Doctors stand up to transgender ideology

Science | A research team issues a correction in a landmark study on transgenderism
by Julie Borg
Posted 8/20/20, 02:10 pm

André Van Mol, a family physician in Redding, Calif., said he watched as pressure to embrace transgender ideology in medicine “came up like a snowstorm seemingly out of nowhere, just in the past few years.” Endocrinologists, pediatricians, and other specialists suddenly found professional organizations supporting gender reassignment, while the federal government demanded that the U.S. healthcare system provide and pay for it.

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Science doesn’t need abortion

Science | A federal advisory board meets as the stakes rise due to the pandemic
by Julie Borg
Posted 8/13/20, 01:54 pm

As countries and companies around the world race to find a COVID-19 vaccine, many pro-life advocates have expressed concern about the use of tissue from aborted babies in the process. Despite pressure to capitalize on fetal tissue to bring a swifter end to the pandemic, ongoing research into the coronavirus continues to find other methods that are more ethical and just as effective.

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Trump takes action against TikTok and WeChat

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 8/07/20, 04:36 am

President Donald Trump banned U.S. firms from doing business with the Chinese companies that own TikTok and WeChat in two executive orders signed on Thursday. In a letter to the House and Senate leaders explaining the move, the president said the apps have continued “to threaten the national security, foreign policy, and economy of the United States.” The orders will go into effect in 45 days.

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