Thursday, 31 May 2007

Sydney Anglicans Prepare Motion To Oppose NSW Stem Cell Research

The Anglican Archbishop of NSW, Dr. Peter Jensen is preparing to put a motion at this weekend Provincial Synod requesting that it opposes the NSW Premier’s plan to lift the ban on stem cell research in a new bill.

Archbishop Jensen has previously argued that a human life deserve respect regardless of whether it is at the beginning or at the end. He goes further saying that human embryos should not be created and used as an instrument of research.
“Life is a continuum, deserving of respect from its start at fertilisation to its end at death,” Archbishop Jensen said. “Human beings deserve our protection and respect wherever they are on this continuum… Human embryos should not be created and used as instruments of research.” Read more

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