Tag: bioethics

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The Personhood Alliance’s official position on vaccine ethics

Source: Personhood Alliance via personhood.orgReprinted with permission. The most current information on unethical and ethical COVID-19 vaccine candidates can be found here. The Personhood Alliance’s official position on vaccine ethics is a culmination of 2 months of committee work, which included affiliate representatives from eight states, both Catholic and evangelical, and…

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Making Children, Unmaking Families

Manufacturing children using the genetic material of multiple parents is not a prospect to be celebrated. It is a dystopian technology, making children, as if they were consumer goods, and unmaking the family, as if it were not essential to the common good. The New York Times recently ran an op-ed titled “The Poly-Parent Households are Coming.” It is notable for its celebratory approach to two future prospects: that human children might be created from manufactured gametes (sperm and egg) through a process called in vitro gametogenesis (IVG)…