News in Review Cloning Human Embryos: Ethical Quandary

News in Review Cloning Human Embryos: Ethical Quandary

Britain and other governments have recently taken the controversial step of allowing scientists to clone human embryos for medical research. As has occurred in many countries, an ethical debate on human cloning and its related issues has raged in Canada for a number of years since the technology to do so has become more of a reality. Canada, however, has not enacted legislation related to the issue. This report looks at what some see as the positive benefits to society of such cloning, what others see as ethically wrong, and what processes for governing such scientific procedures have been proposed.

  • 2001
  • 00:11:17
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2001
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