A group of academics have signed a Position Paper about the amendment proposed by the Government that no offence shall be committed when the termination of a pregnancy results from a medical intervention aimed at protecting the health of a pregnant woman suffering from a medical complication, which may put her life at risk or her health in grave jeopardy.
The position paper was signed by 82 people… Read more »
The amendments to the IVF law undermine the dignity of embryos as they will allow embryos with specific genetic disorders to be frozen forever. Furthermore, through these amendments, a discriminatory choice will be made between which future baby will live and which will be frozen on the basis of their genetic condition.
This was stated by 35 multidisciplinary experts, including experts in medicine, science and embryology, in a position paper that has been prepared as part of a wider discussion that ought to be held as part of the Parliamentary debate on the proposed amendments to the Embryo Protection Act… Read more »
The Malta Catholic Youth Network (MCYN), an entity of the Archdiocese of Malta which works with young people, published a position paper as part of the Government’s consultation process regarding the White Paper “Towards the Strengthening of the Legal Framework on the Responsible Use of Cannabis”.
MCYN, which represents more than a 100 youth groups and which has consistently supported recreational activities which aid the young person’s development and community building, is against the use of any psychoactive and/or harmful substance, whether it be legal or not… Read more »
The Church is one among several organisations that have a stake in what the Equality Law shall be requiring for the implementation of equality across practically all areas of social life. It has focused on matters that are very closely related to its mission, because it believes that religious freedom, as a universal human right, should not be unduly restrained as a result of an inadequate understanding of the principle of equality… Read more »
“The prevailing scientific data and the results obtained from local IVF treatment to date demonstrate that the introduction of embryo freezing in Malta is scientifically unnecessary and unreasonable”.
This is one of the main conclusions of a group of experts in the field of clinical medicine, law, psychology, social policy, family studies, disability studies, philosophy and theology, commissioned by the Maltese Episcopal Conference to prepare a study on the changes that the Government is apparently preparing to introduce to the Embryo Protection Act (2012)… Read more »