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Jack Sisson's Life Ethics Blog
We must find new ways through many ethical issues, especially regarding bioethics, medical ethics, and criminal justice. Jack Sisson's 'Life Ethics' blog focuses on numerous areas of concern, including the philosophical and ethical dilemmas surrounding stem-cell research, abortion, medical research, and health care.
Wednesday, June 15, 2005
Embryos in Limbo?
Ellen Goodman's column, "Accountability for Embryos," raises many of the same questions we've been asking here. In fact they're the same questions all thinking people should be asking:
Why are the people who believe embryos are children not upset by so much loss of life during the IVF process?
Why are they not upset about the freezing of so many embryos, especially considering that only half will survive the thawing process?
Where is their concern over the intentional destruction of embryos not designated for implantation, adoption or research?
How can they say adoption is the answer when a large majority of couples who visit fertility clinics do not opt for that alternative?
And finally, what are the responsibilities of the couples who create the frozen embryos and the clinics that store them?
Roe v. Wade
Stem Cell Fight!
Bush the hypocrite
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