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Most nations represented on petition against three...
Posted on 24 February 2015.
Some 140 out of nearly 200 countries are so far represented in an online petition against the creation of embryos containing genetic material from two women, or from two women's embryos. Support is particularly strong from Europe, the US, Canada and Australia. The ProLife Alliance is a UK co-promoter of a CitizenGO petition which has been sent... 
Key debates in parliament this week...
Posted on 22 February 2015.
British parliamentarians will this week consider two major bioethical matters: on Monday (the 23rd) the House of Commons will debate gender-based abortion, and constituents can lobby MPs to support a move to ban the practice on Tuesday (the 24th) the House of Lords will debate three-parent human embryos and there is an international petition against... 
Suicide in Oregon: worse and worse...
Posted on 19 February 2015.
The number of physician-assisted suicides under the Oregon 1997 "Death with Dignity" Act went up from 73 in 2013 to 105 in 2014. Lethal prescriptions went up from 105 to 155. One death came 435 days after the prescription, though the law applies in theory to those with only 6 months to live. (In the recent UK House of Commons debate,... 
Petition against three-parent human embryos aims f...
Posted on 15 February 2015.
Campaigners against germline genetic modification and three-parent embryos have once again raised their target for signatures to their petition on the CitizenGO website. Launched on the second of this month (February), support for the campaign recently breached the 30,000 mark and the new goal is 50,000 signatures. The ProLife Alliance has the leading...