Skip to comments.‘Deadly day’ in Britain as House of Commons passes embryo bill (okays animal-human hybrids)
Posted on 10/24/2008 1:37:50 PM PDT by NYer
.- In what one pro-life leader called a deadly day in the history of Britain, the House of Commons on Wednesday approved legislation allowing scientists to create animal-human hybrids for medical research. The bill also allows the creation of savior siblings genetically matched to sick siblings and eases access to in-vitro fertilization (IVF) for lesbians and single women by eliminating requirements for clinics to consider a childs need for a father.
The Human Embryology and Fertilization Bill passed by 355 votes to 129, Agence France Presse reports. The bill now heads to the House of Lords and could become law by November.
Prime Minister Gordon Brown backed the measure citing its potential to help future generations. Browns son has cystic fibrosis, a disease which could reportedly benefit from future embryo research.
Sixteen MPs from Browns Labor Party, including the Catholic former minister Ruth Kelly, voted against the bill.
Nadine Dorries, a member of the Conservative Party, argued that loopholes in the bill could allow scientists to attempt crossbreeding between humans and animals.
"Of all the experimental possibilities debated in the course of this bill, surely none is quite so utterly repulsive as the possibility of seeking to inseminate animals with human sperm," she said, the AFP reports.
All sides complained that the government had blocked a discussion on reforming the abortion laws. According to SIR, the vote rejected a law that authorizes abortion in Northern Ireland.
John Smeaton, director of the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children, responded to the passage of the full bill.
Today is a deadly day in the history of Britain. he told SIR. Parliament approved a law that extends the lethal abuse of the more vulnerable members of our society. The future generations will read this macabre law and will wonder how a nation that should be civil may have debased human life so much.
Our only consolation is that thousands of people all over the country have joined their efforts in sympathy with the unborn children, he added, stating that leaders such as Cardinal Keith OBrien and Bishop Patrick ODonoghue have shown that taking strong, clear, brave positions may put the holiness of human life at the head of the public debate. Very many doctors, lawyers and academicians have defended the weakest of the weak.
Always someone around ready to create a new class of slaves. England, unfortunately, has taken the lead on the Commies.
We must be living in the end times.
This will not end well.
If Obama wins the election then you know for sure we are indeed “living in the end times.”
DISGUSTING.........Do these people even have souls?
This is one genie we want back in the bottle.
I’m totally speechless with mouth open
Great Britain is so far gone in secular, multicultural madness that nothing they do now surprises me. The only thing that will put an end to this kind of thing is the eventual - and very likely - rise of an Islamic state in the place of the morally bankrupt and thoroughly corrupt ruling class that now holds power. Which simply replaces one culture of death with a deadlier one. The current culture of death is intent only on killing itself while the coming culture is intent on killing everybody else.
When did Dean Koontz become an MP?
I seriously believe that.
The Clonus Horror - 1979
Something else the Great O will bring to our shores.
They have already done it. The results are now blathering in the house of lords and commons, or whatever they call them.
Please explain to us again how theres no such thing as a slippery slope.
Even so it is not the will of your Father which is in heaven, that one of these little ones should perish. Matthew 18:14
One word: sick
I just loaned the book ‘Next’ (Michael Crichton) to a Liberal co-worker. She’s been reading it and reporting back to me each week on how it’s freaking her out.
I told her Crichton is always on the cutting edge, so I am printing this out to give to her as well...and will tell her to vote for McCain/Palin this November, versus Obama-Lama-Ding-Dong who leaves newborns to die in linen closets and has no objections to genetic experiments between man and animal.
Yep. The needs of YOUR child, PM Brown, come before the needs of mine and future hybrid generations. Not!
Leviticus and Deuteronomy prohibt such abominations. Hmmmm.
Absolutely horrified to read this! Just as bad or worse than clining, IMHO.