Ethical problems in the creation of hybrid human and monkey embryos in the Izpisua research

In addition to producing human-animal organs, these experiences seek to study the first stages of embryonic development, and even be used to deepen the knowledge of some diseases and their treatment. On April 15, 2021, the first work describing the hybrid production human-ape. Monkey (Macaca fascicularis) embryos were injected with a particular type of human stem cells,…

The slippery slope of euthanasia

It is argued that the “slippery slope” that could be created after the legalization of euthanasia and assisted suicide could open the door to euthanasia practices that go beyond those permitted by law. In this respect, we address three specific circumstances in which we believe this could occur: 1) euthanasia techniques could be applied in…

Is Pornography a Human Right?

This is the question the European Court of Human Rights has agreed to decide. Seized by a prisoner who complains of having had his pornographic magazines confiscated, the court must decide whether prisons can legitimately prohibit the possession and use of such documents. The facts of this case can be very succinctly summarized: the applicant…

Statement Judicial Court Portugal Euthanasia

DOWNLOAD STATEMENT 1. The Constitutional Court has just transmitted to His Excellency the President of the Republic the judgment ruling on the request for preventive control of the constitutionality of several rules of Decree No. 109 / XIV of the Assembly of the Republic – insisting on paragraph 1 of article 2. o – concerning…

GENERAL ASSEMBLY ONE OF US, MARCH 25th 2021

Next 25th of March, International Day of Life, we will celebrate our General Assembly after the Week for Life program that you have received. Please save the date and time to present the situation in your country and join the Assembly with our partners and colleagues for life. JOIN THE ASSEMBLY HERE https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87585746169?pwd=RnU4YkxCVmVWK0ptTGxlbWxud0NTZz09 ID de…