Stop Parliament changing the face of the human race

Jan 31, 2015 by

From Christian Concern: Oppose genetically modified babies. Please contact your MP urgently – vote due on Tuesday (3rd February). The government is seeking to make theUK the only country in the world to allow the creation of three parent, genetically-modified babies. If the government gets its way then, for the first time, we will allow genetic modification that is passed down the generations.A fundamental line will be crossed. Read here Read also:  Scientists accuse Church of ignorance...

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Church of England warnings over ‘three-parent babies’

Jan 30, 2015 by

By Ian Johnston, Independent: The Church of England is opposed to a Bill that would allow so-called “three-parent babies”, according to a report. MPs are due to vote on an amendment to the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 next week that would allow the replacement of an egg’s defective mitochondrial DNA with healthy DNA from a female donor. This would prevent children from inheriting conditions such as muscular dystrophy. It is thought that nearly 2,500 British women with genetic...

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MPs to vote on three-parent children next Tuesday 3 February

Jan 29, 2015 by

From CARE: Moments ago it was confirmed that MPs will debate and vote on three-parent children next Tuesday 3 February. If you haven’t yet done so, please take 30 seconds now to email your MP using MPs will be voting on Regulations laid before Parliament by the Government on 17 December 2014.  These Regulations permit two new techniques attempting to create babies with DNA from three people. For every new human embryo created by one of the techniques the...

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Top 12 studies showing risks to couples in same-sex unions

Dec 19, 2014 by

By Rick Fitzgibbons, LifeSite: Last month the LGBT-activist Human Rights Campaign (HRC) carried out its latest campaign – targeting eight Catholic bishops in the U.S. who publicly expressed support for traditional marriage, the Courage apostolate and, in some cases, even quoted the constant teaching of the Church (see CCC nos. 2357 -2359) concerning homosexual conduct and persons with same-sex attraction (SSA). The aim of this Synod-related effort was to push for the acceptance of homosexual...

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World’s first ‘three-parent’ babies could be born in the UK

Dec 18, 2014 by

From The Guardian: A further step towards creating babies using DNA from three people has been taken by the UK government with the announcement of new regulations to be put before parliament. The move was hailed as a “milestone” by the head of one charity representing those affected by mitochondrial diseases, which thecontroversial fertility technique aims to prevent. MPs will be asked to vote on whether the UK should become the first country in the world to legalise the procedure,...

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The Human Journey – Thinking biblically about health

Dec 14, 2014 by

By Peter Saunders, CMF: Many people today hold to an atheist worldview – they believe that God doesn’t exist, that human beings are just clever monkeys, that morality is largely a matter of personal choice and that death is the end. Within this framework medical technology can become simply a tool to improve life’s length and quality without regard to any overall meaning and purpose. If we want it, and can do it, and it seems to improve our life and health then why not? By contrast the Bible...

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