Archive for March 12th, 2008

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Mar
08

Is being deaf or blind a disability?

This started with an interview on one of the BBC’s most popular news show, The Today Programme, and concerned a deaf couple who were trying to have a child using IVF. The husband argued that embryos which may become deaf should not be screened out. He wants all embryos to be treated equally because he doesn’t view being deaf as a disability. Do you?

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12
Mar
08

Would you stand by your man?

And do you admire women who stick it out after their husband has “disappointed” and lost the “trust” his family? Those are the words used by New York Governor Eliot Spitzer after allegations emerged from police that he’d used prostitutes.

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12
Mar
08

Stories for Wednesday 12 March

Some morning musings for you all to think about..

Most read and emailed story right now on BBC news online is about a TV advert deemed offensive to Christians. Also knocking around today is the resignation of a top US military commander, the cost of war and being cleaner than clean in public life. And when should you stand by your man?

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