Hacksaw Ridge & The General Pharmaceutical Council

Society has much to learn from Mel Gibson’s inspiring masterpiece which explores the themes of life, death, service, courage and integrity, whilst shedding a whole new light on the principle of conscientious objection. Hacksaw Ridge recounts the true story of US Army medic, Desmond Doss (Andrew Garfield) and his heroism in the bloody battle at… Read more »

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Assisted Suicide would mean death for this country and its most vulnerable members

Baroness Meacher is on the move again.   The peer, who is also Chair of the organisation ‘Dignity in Dying’, recently put forward the parliamentary question: “To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have any plans to legalise assisted dying for terminally ill capacitous adults, with appropriate safeguards.”     The succinct reply included the… Read more »

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Government says NO to extending embryo experimentation time limit

Life welcomes the Government’s announcement yesterday that it will not extend the 14 day time limit on human embryo experimentation. Following a call from some radical campaigners, Lord Alton of Liverpool submitted a written question   asking whether the Government intends to “extend the 14-day limit beyond which destructive experiments on human embryos may not take… Read more »

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HFEA decision on three parent embryos reckless and potentially dangerous

Life is gravely concerned at news this morning that The Human Fertilisation Embryology Authority has approved the use of mitochondrial replacement therapy which produces children born with three parents. Life Spokesman Mark Bhagwandin said “Despite the thousands of people who have written to the HFEA and sounded alarm bells, it has decided to approve a… Read more »

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