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Baby Charlie Gard: Statement

We have been asked frequently in the last weeks to comment on the UK and European legal judgements involving the treatment of Baby Charlie Gard. The ethical issues involved are extremely complex but it has to be acknowledged unequivocally that all those who have been involved in commenting or intervening in any way wish what […] Read more

Save the date: Giovedì 28 Settembre 2017 Milano – Convegno Il Triste Mercato Della Maternità Moderna

CONVEGNO: IL TRISTE MERCATO DELLA MATERNITA’ MODERNA Per la prima volta in Italia CORE cerchera’ di sensibilizzare l’opinione pubblica sulla realta’ dei vari aspetti della riproduzione assistita – in particolare la compra-vendita di ovuli e sperma, e l’affitto di utero – secondo prospettive nuove che saranno trattate da esperti di vari ambiti.   Interverranno: Anselma Dell’Olio […] Read more

Egg freezing for career women back in the news

“Josephine Quintavalle from Comment of Reproductive Ethics said the answer lies in a more equal society rather than offering discounted egg freezing. “If you think you’re emancipated by doing this I’d say to women ‘wake up’. “This is not what female emancipation is about. “I think a lot of people have been taken in by […] Read more

Response to 10 Minute Abortion Bill

Women Deserve better than Abortion  … And borrowing further from the slogan of the great American Organisation, Feminists for Life, so too do their defenceless babies. With some 550 abortions taking place already every day in the United Kingdom, it is difficult at first sight to see how the pro-abortion 10 Minute Bill, approved in Westminster […] Read more

50th Anniversary of Abortion Act : BBC Radio Wales explores in depth the issues of abortion,12 March, 2017 Josephine Quintavalle, representing CORE and PLA was on a panel which also included Canon Stephen Saxby from ‘Christians for Choice’, and Dr Sandy Kirkman, Lecturer in Midwifery from the University of Glenmorgan. ‘Hearing total endorsement of abortion from a clergyman was one of the hardest moments in this discussion’, said Mrs Quintavalle.  ‘I am […] Read more