The Inhuman Use of Human Beings

January 1995
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Jan1995, Issue 49, p17
Presents the statement issued by the Ramsey Colloquium about the Report of the Human Embryo Research Panel's recommendation on government funding for conceiving human embryos in the laboratory for research purposes. Comments on the use of personhood as an ideological concept and the explanation of its ethical reasoning; Perspective on the gains in scientific knowledge and therapeutic benefits claimed by the findings of the study; Recommendation on the production of human beings for the purpose of experiments.


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