Bioethics

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embryo in a Petri dish

Do we want to engineer our kids?

28th May 2019
Nigel Cameron

Way back in the middle of the Second World War one of the smartest men in the world wrote a little book with the weird title The Abolition of Man. One day, he said, science would give us the power to pick our children’s genes. 

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Govt moves to consult on mandatory folic acid addition to flour to decrease birth defects

11th Jan 2019
Rachael Adams

This week in the House of Lords the Government confirmed they will be launching a  UK-wide consultation on the mandatory fortification of flour with folic acid to prevent serious birth defects, but did not give a specific launch date.

Supreme Court case on withdrawal of food and fluids sets dangerous precedent

30th Jul 2018
Chris Buttenshaw

Today, the Supreme Court has delivered a judgment with profound implications for how we as a society value life.

The Truth Behind Iceland's 'Cure' for Down's Syndrome and What it Means for the UK

31st Aug 2017
Rachael Adams

The sad truth that nearly all unborn children who have been diagnosed with having Down Syndrome are aborted in Iceland hit the news this past week. 

Nola Leach writes for Christian Today - "3-Parent Babies: Unethical, Unproven, Dangerous And Unnecessary"

16th Dec 2016
Rachael Adams

In light of the HFEA's decision to approve the 3-parent baby technique Nola Leach, CARE's CEO has written an article for Christian Today warning about how the technique is: 'unethical, unproven, dangerous and unnecessary'. 

As Three-Parent baby technique is close to approval Dr Dan Boucher raises concerns to Premier Radio

1st Dec 2016
Rachael Adams

With the three-parent baby technique close to approval, CARE's Director of Parliamentary Affairs Dan Boucher talks to Premier Christian Radio about the major concerns CARE has regarding the technique including the negative impact it potentially

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Nola Leach: NIPT- Can We Cope With The Unethical Consequences?

5th Oct 2016
Rachael Adams

NIPT: Can We Cope With The Unethical Consequences? By Nola Leach, CEO for CARE  

Dan Boucher quoted on Christian Today

5th Oct 2016
Rachael Adams

CARE's Director of parliamentary affairs Dr Dan Boucher slams the three-parent baby technique as 'risky, harmful and unethical' and urges the government to review the very real ethical concerns around the procedure.

Lessons on Life-Taking Legislation from Canada

21st Jun 2016
Anonymous (not verified)

In light of Canada’s radical decriminalisation of “medical assistance in dying”, what lessons should the UK learn? A Canadian intern, writing for CARE, takes a look.

Major flaw found in three-parent baby technique

20th May 2016
James Mildred

Scientists in New York have identified a major flaw in the controversial three parent baby IVF technique.

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