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Aborted Fetal Material Used in Anti-Wrinkle Creams
Christian Newswire ^ | Oct. 27, 2009 | Christian Newswire

Posted on 10/28/2009 10:09:49 AM PDT by bogusname

Children of God for Life announced today that Neocutis, a bio-pharmaceutical company focused on dermatology and skin care is using aborted fetal cell lines to produce several of their anti-aging skin creams.

"It is absolutely deplorable that Neocutis would resort to exploiting the remains of a deliberately slaughtered baby for nothing other than pure vanity and financial gain," stated Executive Director Debi Vinnedge. "There is simply no moral justification for this." ...

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TOPICS: Current Events; General Discusssion; Moral Issues; Religion & Science
KEYWORDS: abortion; antiaging; fetuses; moralabsolutes; prolife; skincream
It is an abomination.
1 posted on 10/28/2009 10:09:50 AM PDT by bogusname
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To: bogusname

I don’t use any of their products and will make sure I don’t in the future either. Thanks for the heads-up.


2 posted on 10/28/2009 10:13:28 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: bogusname

Wouldn’t dead organtic matter decay in the bottle, and smell like a dead animal within days? Open the bottle, and it would smell like a dead carcass. Sorry, not sure that I buy this.


3 posted on 10/28/2009 10:13:43 AM PDT by Hodar (Who needs laws .... when this "feels" so right?)
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To: bogusname

I’ll bet it’s not even included on the label as an ingredient. And I’ll bet all the animal-rights activist who complain about animal parts being used in make-ups have no problem with this.


4 posted on 10/28/2009 10:15:49 AM PDT by Telepathic Intruder (The right thing is not always the popular thing)
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To: bogusname

I would think this would be illegal, so I question the authenticity of this.


5 posted on 10/28/2009 10:16:29 AM PDT by marvlus
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To: Telepathic Intruder

Right, PETA isn’t concerned about human babies.


6 posted on 10/28/2009 10:20:05 AM PDT by bogusname (Banish All Lliberals)
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To: marvlus

I think you have to take this very seriously and look into it with fact check.


7 posted on 10/28/2009 10:21:41 AM PDT by gibtx2 (End Tenure)
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To: marvlus

I think you have to take this very seriously and look into it with fact check.


8 posted on 10/28/2009 10:21:43 AM PDT by gibtx2 (End Tenure)
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To: bogusname

Soylent Green, the movie, comes to mind!


9 posted on 10/28/2009 10:22:01 AM PDT by mckenzie7 (I am a European American! Silly me. I never realized that before! Thanks, oh great unifier!)
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To: mckenzie7

Yes and God help us.


10 posted on 10/28/2009 10:23:25 AM PDT by bogusname (Banish All Lliberals)
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To: bogusname

Gives new meaning to the term “baby face”.


11 posted on 10/28/2009 10:23:25 AM PDT by GOP_Party_Animal
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To: Hodar

ditto


12 posted on 10/28/2009 10:23:38 AM PDT by bigfootbob
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To: Hodar

From what I’m reading, it’s the ingredient Processed Skin Proteins (PSP¨).

So the question begs, where do they get the skin from?


13 posted on 10/28/2009 10:23:42 AM PDT by netmilsmom (Psalm 109:8 - Let his days be few; and let another take his office)
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To: gibtx2

http://www.neocutis.com/modules.php?modid=2


14 posted on 10/28/2009 10:24:55 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: netmilsmom

I should have posted this to you:

http://www.neocutis.com/modules.php?modid=2


15 posted on 10/28/2009 10:25:34 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: trisham

Wow.

Well, I guess “donated” makes it all better.

Wrinkles are not Polio. I’m gonna skip this one.


16 posted on 10/28/2009 10:27:39 AM PDT by netmilsmom (Psalm 109:8 - Let his days be few; and let another take his office)
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To: bigfootbob; Hodar

Check 15


17 posted on 10/28/2009 10:28:53 AM PDT by netmilsmom (Psalm 109:8 - Let his days be few; and let another take his office)
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To: netmilsmom

I need to puke.


18 posted on 10/28/2009 10:31:09 AM PDT by bigfootbob
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To: netmilsmom

Me too.


19 posted on 10/28/2009 10:36:11 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: trisham

Thanks for posting that link.


20 posted on 10/28/2009 10:42:28 AM PDT by bogusname (Banish All Lliberals)
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To: bogusname

You’re welcome.


21 posted on 10/28/2009 10:55:10 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: bogusname

I would like to see some proof before I accept anything like this. I have heard rumours of this back in the eigthies and never saw any real proof.

Cheers

Mel


22 posted on 10/28/2009 10:58:41 AM PDT by melsec (A Proud Aussie)
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To: melsec

Sorry I missed the link - and I am stunned


23 posted on 10/28/2009 11:00:05 AM PDT by melsec (A Proud Aussie)
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To: netmilsmom
Wrinkles are not Polio. I’m gonna skip this one

I wouldn't care if it was polio or stage four brain cancer. I'd literally rather die.

24 posted on 10/28/2009 11:00:36 AM PDT by T Minus Four (This post is not approved by the White House!)
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To: melsec

Just check trisham’s post #15. That link will show you the proof.


25 posted on 10/28/2009 11:02:16 AM PDT by bogusname (Banish All Lliberals)
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To: bogusname

Wow, they even admit it right on their website. What eczema creams is this stuff in? My son has eczema!!

http://www.neocutis.com/modules.php?modid=2

Below is all quoted from the site:

NEOCUTIS technology platform relies on the use of cultured fetal skin cells obtained from a cell bank for treating differing skin conditions.

The dedicated cell bank was originally established for wound healing and burn treatments using a single biopsy of donated fetal skin following a one-time medical termination.

The cultured cells can be used to produce skin constructs for wound healing or can be incorporated as cell lysate in a topical carrier for use in dermatology and skin care.

To date, the cultured cells originating from this cell bank are used in research and product development in the following areas:

• acute and chronic wound healing
• eczema and psoriasis, and
• vulvodynia, vulvar vestibulitis

Having developed a topical preparation for different skin conditions, the use of this preparation for daily skin care became apparent. Today this same cell bank also provides a lasting supply of cells for producing Neocutis’ proprietary skin care ingredient Processed Skin Cell Proteins (PSP®).


26 posted on 10/28/2009 11:07:07 AM PDT by Yaelle
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To: bogusname

Had the donor fetus simply had been an in utero death ocurring, and the body donated for this research, would there be a complaint?


27 posted on 10/28/2009 11:08:00 AM PDT by nikos1121 (Praying for -16 today.)
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To: All

Is there anyone here who can find out in what OTHER medications, etc., this stuff is in? Is there a way to find out????


28 posted on 10/28/2009 11:08:28 AM PDT by Yaelle
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To: Yaelle

Good lookin out Yaelle! Thanks for the post.


29 posted on 10/28/2009 11:09:45 AM PDT by bogusname (Banish All Lliberals)
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To: gibtx2

Company is overseas. I would think you’d need some kind of prescription for it. And yes, it would be biodegradable. I don’t see how it would be of any help topically.


30 posted on 10/28/2009 11:09:45 AM PDT by nikos1121 (Praying for -16 today.)
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To: nikos1121

Would you ask that to God’s face? If your child died that way would you think it right?


31 posted on 10/28/2009 11:12:47 AM PDT by bogusname (Banish All Lliberals)
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To: marvlus; gibtx2; Hodar; bigfootbob; netmilsmom; melsec

Through years of research, physicians discovered fetal skin has a unique ability to heal wounds without scarring. Inspired by this, medical researchers at the University Hospital of Lausanne, Switzerland created a biotechnology process to extract the rich proteins responsible for scarless wound healing from cultured fetal skin cells. A small biopsy of fetal skin was donated following a one-time medical termination and a dedicated cell bank was established for developing new skin treatments. Originally established for wound healing and burn treatments, today this same cell bank also provides a lasting supply of cells for producing Neocutis’ proprietary skin care ingredient Processed Skin Cell Proteins (PSP®). No additional fetal biopsies will ever be required.

Source: Neucutis web site

32 posted on 10/28/2009 11:14:37 AM PDT by markomalley (Extra Ecclesiam nulla salus)
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To: bogusname

When someone donates their body to science or I guess their baby’s to science or a donor pool, what do you actually think happens? What ever can be harvested is harvested. I think the value of fetal material probably being that you would not have the tissue rejection as there would not be antigen/antibody response. I would think there’s been a huge industry out there doing this for years.


33 posted on 10/28/2009 11:21:23 AM PDT by nikos1121 (Praying for -16 today.)
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To: bogusname

Great post. I would rather die than use any product of a killed child for any purpose whatsoever.

If I recall correctly, fetal cell research has been used in some immunizations?


34 posted on 10/28/2009 11:22:11 AM PDT by Judith Anne (Drill in the USA and offshore USA!! Drill NOW and build more refineries!!!! Defund the EPA!)
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To: bogusname

Yes I just did - thanks. It is stunning to think that the company is not even ashamed by this but rather promotes it - how far have we fallen as a society. It makes me wonder now whether the stories from the eighties were true but the companies wouldn’t admit to it.

How horrible

Mel


35 posted on 10/28/2009 12:00:06 PM PDT by melsec (A Proud Aussie)
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To: T Minus Four

I’m thinking I must agree with you there.


36 posted on 10/28/2009 12:16:32 PM PDT by netmilsmom (Psalm 109:8 - Let his days be few; and let another take his office)
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To: bogusname

Who knew that a ticket to hell came packaged in a tube? Amazing.


37 posted on 10/28/2009 12:20:38 PM PDT by jboot (Let Christ be true and every man a liar.)
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To: netmilsmom

I was pretty sure you would, my FRiend.


38 posted on 10/28/2009 12:53:13 PM PDT by T Minus Four (This post is not approved by the White House!)
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To: T Minus Four

Wasn’t there a South Park episode like this?

I’m creeped out.


39 posted on 10/28/2009 12:57:34 PM PDT by netmilsmom (Psalm 109:8 - Let his days be few; and let another take his office)
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To: netmilsmom

well, I’m told there was. I couldn’t stand that show for even five minutes. The first time I tried to watch it I saw an animated human turd “scribbling” all over the place. I am very squeemish about such things.


40 posted on 10/28/2009 2:27:16 PM PDT by T Minus Four (This post is not approved by the White House!)
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To: bogusname

I have never heard of this company. This is sick.


41 posted on 10/28/2009 7:01:23 PM PDT by hsmomx3 (GO STEELERS!!!!!!!!!!!!)
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To: bogusname
Pinged from Terri Dailies


42 posted on 10/31/2009 4:44:11 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: Hodar

They’ve been doing it for at least twenty years.


43 posted on 11/03/2009 3:39:44 PM PST by AliVeritas (Breaking the law, breaking the law; Breaking the law, breaking the law. Judas Priest)
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