Tuesday, July 12, 2005

Killing in the Name of ... Part II

'IVF requires killing,' said Bill Beckman, executive director of the Illinois Right to Life Committee. 'They choose which [embryos] to implant, and they create spares that will die.'

This has been an open secret in reproductive health for a long time, somewhat mitigated by the fact that those who desire it can choose to only implant one so no fertilized embryos are not discarded.

Einstein once said that God does not play dice with the universe. So much of what we do in the name of medicine feels like playing dice.

Full article: In-vitro new front in embryo war