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FDA Considers Three-Parent Babies This Week

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by Wesley J. Smith, LifeNews.com

An experimental technique for creating embryos with three biological parents appears to be moving toward an okay from the FDA. Ostensibly to prevent mitochondrial disease, the experiment would use one genetically modified egg (with the nucleus from another egg), and sperm to create a new human life via IVF.

Now, an FDA committee is holding hearings (on February 25th — 26th ) to determine whether to allow the technique to be used to bring babies to birth.

These issues are significant. Animals created through this method have had significant health issues. Making babies through this process would, in my opinion, constitute unethical human experimentation.

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