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Originally posted by Lucid Lunacy
well at least the docs have some alleged good intent? Whereas Monsanto modifies purely for profit no?
Originally posted by AllInMyHead There are enough unwanted children out there that I don't even think that straight people should be having more kids. When all the unwanted children are adopted then this issue could be revisited.
No father needed: Clinics offering IVF treatment would no longer be required to consider the need for a father in raising a child. Same-sex couples would be recognised as legal parents, allowing lesbian couples to have children.
...if they vote against they will not remain members of the Government.
Originally posted by niteboy82
As for this method, again, I made it clear I see nothing wrong with it from the health standpoint as I am typing while drinking my mocha with Sweet and Low and puffing on a Marlboro. *shrug*
In our every deliberation, we must consider the impact of our decisions on the next seven generations.
Cast not over your shoulder behind you the warnings of the nephews
and nieces should they chide you for any error or wrong you may
do, but return to the way of the Great Law which is just and
right. Look and listen for the welfare of the whole people and
have always in view not only the present but also the coming
generations, even those whose faces are yet beneath the surface
of the ground -- the unborn of the future Nation."
The thickness of your skin shall be seven spans -- which is to
say that you shall be proof against anger, offensive actions and criticism.
Your heart shall be filled with peace and good will and your mind filled
with a yearning for the welfare of the people of the Confederacy. With
endless patience you shall carry out your duty and your firmness shall be
tempered with tenderness for your people. Neither anger nor fury shall find
lodgement in your mind and all your words and actions shall be marked with
calm deliberation. In all of your deliberations in the Confederate Council,
in your efforts at law making, in all your official acts, self interest
shall be cast into oblivion. Cast not over your shoulder behind you the
warnings of the nephews and nieces should they chide you for any error or
wrong you may do, but return to the way of the Great Law which is just and
right. Look and listen for the welfare of the whole people and have always
in view not only the present but also the coming generations, even those
whose faces are yet beneath the surface of the ground -- the unborn of the
Originally posted by DYepes
However, If it is really the child that is important here, and not just the "wants" of the homosexual couple, why not adopt a child?
Originally posted by Critical_Mass
test tube babies are no different from GM vegetables.
Ethical issues are those that ask us to consider the potential moral outcomes of cloning technologies.
* Who has the right to have children, no matter how they are created? Who doesn't? Why?
* Is human cloning "playing with nature?" If so, how does that compare with other reproductive technologies such as in vitro fertilization or hormone treatments?
* Does cloning to create stem cells, also called therapeutic cloning, justify destroying a human embryo? Why, or why not?
* If a clone originates from an existing person, who is the parent?
* What are some of the social challenges a cloned child might face?
* Do the benefits of human cloning outweigh the costs of human dignity?
* Should cloning research be regulated? How, and by whom?
The American Medical Association holds four points of reason why cloning should not take place. They are: 1) there are unknown physical harms introduced by cloning, 2) unknown psychosocial harms introduced by cloning, including violations of autonomy and privacy, 3) impacts on familial and societal relations, and 4) potential effects on the human gene pool (Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs 4-6). We just simply do not know the harms that will come from cloning.