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Bioethics news and analysis from The Nation

  • March 5, 2010

    Safe Meat Requires Humane Slaughter

    While the Obama Administration has taken steps to strengthen enforcement of humane handling and food safety laws, the verdict is still out on whether the USDA has the will to make the changes necessary for a safe and humane food system.

    Greg Kaufmann

  • February 12, 2009

    Eight Is Enough

    With the birth of Nadya Suleman's octuplets, we confront the virtues of motherhood, the ethics of fertility clinics and the myths we still concoct about childless women's worth.

    Patricia J. Williams