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ACTION ALERT - HB 40 (State funding of abortions) PASSES THE HOUSE

HB40 - State Abortion Insurance / Public Aid Act House Sponsors: Rep. Sara Feigenholtz Status: Passed the House now moves to the Se...

September 20, 2016

'Tricking' an egg and abusing science

The tabloid headlines suggest scientists have found a way to use skin cells instead of eggs to create human embryos, meaning in a futuristic sense two men could use the that method to reproduce.

Dr. David Prentice of the Charlotte Lozier Institute tells OneNewsNow the tabloids are wrong.

“What they actually did was they took an egg and they started it growing as an embryo, what's called a parthanogenetic embryo,” he explains. “You can trick an egg into thinking it's been fertilized, and it'll start growing like any other embryo but it only has female chromosomes.”

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