A Matter of Conscience? The Democratic Significance of 'Conscience Votes' in Legislating Bioethics in Australia
- A Guide for Catholic Voters. Peñalver, Eduardo Moisé // Commonweal;9/22/2006, Vol. 133 Issue 16, p20
The article focuses on the issues that should be considered by U.S. Catholics in voting for Republicans or Democrats in the 2006 elections. The Democrats support the proposal of providing federal funding for stem-cell research. Both the Republicans and Democrats have failed to endorse radical...
- Cells, Fetuses, and Logic. Ponnuru, Ramesh // Human Life Review;Summer2001, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p44
Presents developments of abortion in the United States as of 2001. Issues of euthanasia; Reactions of pro-lifers; Researches of stem-cell.
- Bush panel divided on embryo research. // Christian Century;7/17/2002, Vol. 119 Issue 15, p13
Reports on the conflict among members of the U.S. President's Council on Bioethics over the ethics of research involving cloned embryos. Completion of a study on proposed research on human embryos by a U.S. presidential committee.
- UK therapeutic cloning delayed. Lou�t, Sabine // Nature Biotechnology;Mar2001, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p192
Reports on the possible delay in receiving a license by medical researchers in Great Britain from the Human Fertility and Embryology Authority to allow them to create cloned human embryos for stem-cell research. Reasons for the possible delay in receiving license for cloning.
- Prisoners of conscience. Oakes, Laurie // Bulletin with Newsweek;9/10/2002, Vol. 120 Issue 6341, p15
Focuses on the conscience votes of the political parties for embryonic stem cell research in Australia. Debates over the issue by parliament ministers; Moral and ethical issues involved in stem cell research; Political advantage of several parties.
- Friends for Life. Little, Joleigh // National Right to Life News;Aug2006, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p1
The article focuses on the Wisconsin Right to Life's teen leadership camps organized in July 2006. Participants were trained how to explain, debate and oppose abortion, euthanasia and embryonic stem cell research. It cites the advantages of attending the leadership camps including meeting new...
- Zu aktuellen Fragen der Biomedizin und dem Zugriff auf den menschlichen Embryo. Clausen, Jens // Erw�gen Wissen Ethik;2005, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p163
The article discusses the ethics involved in the field of biomedical research and human embryology. In this context, the author has made use of some studies based on embryonic stem cell research and cloning. These studies have posed a question on the existence and well-being of human beings in...
- The Election: Catholic Voters and Issues. // America;11/20/2006, Vol. 195 Issue 16, p6
The article reports on the results of the election and Catholic votes on various issues in the U.S. as of November 2006. A proposal to limit human cloning and embryonic stem-cell research has been defeated in Missouri. Proposals in Oregon and California requiring parental notification for...
- Is it time to clone a bioethics commission? Capron, Alexander Morga // Hastings Center Report;Jan/Feb94, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p29
Comments on the absence of an official, broad-based advisory bioethics body in the United States. Media coverage of the cloning experiment by Robert Stillman and Jerry Hall; Senator Mark Hatfield's proposed bill for a standing Ethics Advisory Board; Issue of abortion and the struggle between...