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Bioethics

Scientific research has the potential to be used for good, yet UK law allows embryos to be created for research and then destroyed after 14 days. It also allows the use of embryonic stem cells and the creation of animal human hybrids. Yet at conception an embryo is genetically distinct from the mother and is a new, unique human being. All of the hereditary characteristics of this new person are established, including colour of eyes, gender and build. Unborn children should therefore be shown great respect from fertilisation. At Christian Concern we seek to defend the sanctity of life and raise a Christian voice in this arena.

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  • January 26th, 2018
    The House of Lords has passed a crucial bill protecting medical practitioners’ conscience to committee stage by approving its second reading. The bill seeks clear legislation that will protect medical practitioner’s freedom of conscience by allowing conscientious objection to conducting or aiding in beginning and end of life procedures.
  • January 12th, 2018
    A model and former Miss Great Britain has defended her decision to select the sex of her next baby on BBC Radio 5 Live.
  • May 19th, 2017
    Regan King writes of the "epidemic of ignorance and confusion" concerning IVF and assesses the scientific and moral issues surrounding the treatment.
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