Free Republic
Browse · Search
Religion
Topics · Post Article

Skip to comments.

Common Sense Christian Part Two: Sanctity of Human Life and the Right to Life
Right Side News ^ | June 1, 2009 | Greene Hollowell and Evan Moore

Posted on 06/01/2009 9:41:40 AM PDT by RightSideNews

Introduction In today's humanistic culture, individuals are tinkering with ethical boundaries in science, namely genetics, pushing research and experimentation to the limit. In 1973, the monumental court case, Roe v. Wade, altered the bioethical playing field in the United States forever. For the first time in history, a mother could kill her unborn child without any legal consequences. Years later, a sheep named Dolly was cloned in a Scottish laboratory, and scientists around the world claimed they could clone human beings next. Likewise, stem cell research is one of the pivotal debates of the twenty-first century. In-vitro fertilization poses severe ethical concerns because it often leads to the destruction of excess embryos. Infanticide, euthanasia, and suicide, while not necessarily "scientific," are issues also facing our modern "culture of death."

(Excerpt) Read more at rightsidenews.com ...


TOPICS: Current Events; Moral Issues; Religion & Science
KEYWORDS: abortion; cloning; euthanasia; infanticide

1 posted on 06/01/2009 9:41:40 AM PDT by RightSideNews
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | View Replies]

Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.

Free Republic
Browse · Search
Religion
Topics · Post Article

FreeRepublic, LLC, PO BOX 9771, FRESNO, CA 93794
FreeRepublic.com is powered by software copyright 2000-2008 John Robinson