In March 2018, the Senate instigated an inquiry into the use of mitochondrial transfer which is a process of genetic manipulation to avoid the transfer of mitochondrial disease.
Surrogacy is always an emotive subject. Being childless is, for many couples, a very painful road to travel. Surrogacy if often held up as the “solution”.
Today is World Down Syndrome Day; a day when the world celebrates the lives and achievements of people with Down Syndrome.
The Australian Christian Lobby has welcomed plans by the South Australian Government to give people born from assisted reproductive techniques rights to information about their donor parents.
The latest push by the fertility industry to monetise a trade in human babies, women’s eggs and create a rental market for women’s wombs in Australia needs to be resisted by federal parliamentarians, according to the Australian Christian Lobby.
The Australian Christian Lobby has welcomed news that safeguards to guard against sex selection for assisted reproductive procedures will remain in place.
Should we screen out people before they are born? If so, where is the line drawn? This question is passionately answered by people with down syndrome in campaigns such as the ‘Don’t screen us out’ in the UK but what is the situation in Australia.
The Australian Christian Lobby has urged South Australian Parliamentarians to reject a bill which intentionally strips children of the right to know the love and care of their mother and father.
The Australian Christian Lobby has joined the Australian Medical Association and IVF pioneer Gab Kovacs, in questioning the decision by a senior Tasmanian couple to have a baby using a fertilised donor embryo obtained overseas.
If we keep pushing, the edifice holding up harmful public policy ideas like abortion and same-sex marriage will crash over.
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