Re: Re: Fetal tissue-medical use

Entropyfoe (
Mon, 2 Mar 1998 22:51:48 EST

From: Arjen Kamphuis <>
Subject: Re: Fetal tissue wrote......
>Fact is that after an abortion the remains of the fetus are usualy
>destroyed, a great waste since some of the tissue's have great medical
>potential. If destroying it is acceptable, why would medical use (with
>permission of course) not be?

Destroying "tissue" is perceived as better, because of fear that medical use
would encourage abortion, morally off setting the destruction of
life/consciousness with a medical benefit.

But what if we can manufacture the genes and tissues in pig fetus ?