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  1. Is it Ethical to Use Fetal Tissue for Medical Research?

    [ By on March 16, 2016 ]

    The subject of whether or not it is ethical to use aborted fetal tissue for medical research is a controversial and sensitive one. Many people believe that the use of this tissue is unethical for similar reasons to why one may believe abortion to be unethical; that a fetus is a human life. Moreover, videos of Planned Parenthood selling aborted fetal tissue to biomedical research groups has sparked outrage. Many believe that it is unethical to sell fetal tissue, for it puts a monetary value on human life, thereby devaluing it. However, the way in which fetal tissue is used in medical research is so beneficial to human subsistence that the argument that the tissue came from a "human life" is ...

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