Author Archives: John Howard

Let’s agree that Personhood Amendment is too extreme

I’d like to know what all the Libertarians and Fiscal Conservatives think about the Personhood Amendment movement. I am a social conservative, but I think the Personhood movement goes way too far in giving legal personhood and rights to fertilized eggs and un-implanted embryos. Wouldn’t it be nice to find something we agree about? We do agree about that, right?…

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Does Brown or Warren want my vote?

Just tell me you don’t think same-sex couples should be allowed to try to make genetic offspring together, or that people should be allowed to change sex and then try to reproduce as their new sex. Otherwise, I’m not gonna bother to vote Tuesday, because I seriously have no idea whether Brown or Warren is more likely to agree with…

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“Fame Daddy” hoax based on truth

So last week I started hearing about a new celebrity sperm donor company called “Fame Daddy” that claimed to have sperm and eggs of celebrities, athletes, and geniuses for sale. Now the story has become that the whole thing was an elaborate hoax, complete with a nice website, an actor pretending to be an executive of the company being…

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Warren “stands against trans rights?”

So there is considerable backlash in the LGBT community against Elizabeth Warren for her comment on WTKK after Judge Wolf ruled that the state had to pay for sex change surgery:  “I have to say, I don’t think it’s a good use of taxpayer dollars,” she said. So now we see blog posts like this one on Feministing: How can

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Ignore Question Two

Don’t waste any money donating to any organization working on Question Two, either supporting or opposing it. After the election, if the question passes, the legislature will recognize that voters were not fully informed and that the law is badly written and irresponsible, and will repeal the voter initiative. I’m glad that this happened: Mass. critics of suicide question return…

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