December 12, 2006
Just when you think human beings can’t go any lower – from Britney Spears to homicide bombers to all sorts of other depravities, you realize he can.
British researchers will be allowed to create test tube embryos that are part human, part animal. British government health officials made the announcement.
A child’s need for a father will no longer be a consideration when a woman seeks fertility treatment. But the creation of a human embryo from two women, which would make men obsolete, will be forbidden. Who says there are no standards anymore?
The British health minister, Caroline Flint, says “the overreaching aim is to pursue the common good through a system broadly acceptable to society.
Homosexual couples will have the same rights as heterosexual couples and for the first time, all parents will be banned from choosing the sex of their baby for non medical reasons.
But even these few restrictions can be removed when it suits “society,” the new god in Britain. And people wonder why the radicals are taking over in this once proud and great nation.
Cal Thomas is a nationally syndicated columnist based in Washington, D.C.