Corpus ID: 44201319

Destruction of the human embryo in stem cell research and the moral status of the unborn in the South African regulatory framework - a Christian assessment

@inproceedings{Joubert2013DestructionOT,
  title={Destruction of the human embryo in stem cell research and the moral status of the unborn in the South African regulatory framework - a Christian assessment},
  author={C. Joubert},
  year={2013}
}
One of the most prominent controversies of the last decade has been human embryo research, as obtaining stem cells typically requires the destruction of the embryo. The South African Bill of Rights excludes the embryo from the right to life, yet, in legislation, it is acknowledged that the unborn can suffer harm. The aim of this paper is to help Christians make sense of this state of affairs. First, it highlights a few anomalies in the South African regulatory framework. It then turns to the… Expand

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