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Tuesday, August 19, 2014
ALS Ice Bucket Challenge - Challenge ALS Association
I cannot support the ALS Association but have accepted the "Ice Bucket Challenge" to challenge the ALS Association in their embryonic stem cell research, which destroys life days after conception.
“Adult stem cell research is important and should be done alongside embryonic stem cell research as both will provide valuable insights. Only through exploration of all types of stem cell research will scientists find the most efficient and effective ways to treat diseases.”
While I can’t donate to the ALS Association, I will certainly pray for those that suffer from this disease.
An ethical way to donate to the cure for ALS:
The John Paul II Medical Research Institute may be a more worthy group to donate to:
The John Paul II Medical Research Institute is a 501 (c) (3) organization that was founded in 2007 by Dr. Alan Moy. It is a secular organization that is grounded in a pro-life bioethic that respects the dignity of every human life. The Institute has chosen a name honoring the late pontiff, blessed John Paul II, that clearly demonstrates this unwavering commitment to the culture of life. More than 300 institutes and organizations engage in and support human embryonic stem cell research. The John Paul II Medical Research Institute advocates for medical research that recognizes the dignitiy of human life from the moment of conception to natural death. Also, the Institute advocates a new paradigm in research to address deficiencies in medical research and unmet medical needs.