Despite the constant threats to the sanctity of life in America, through the detrimental actions being made with stem cell research and issues concerning abortion, hope arrises in Europe. A pro-life group known as One of Us “has collected 1.7 million signatures from all 28 E.U. member states for a proposal that would block funding for research in which embryos are destroyed; under E.U. rules, the European Commission must now consider turning the proposal into legislation.”
The goal of One of Us strives “to greatly advance the protection of human life from conception in Europe…”
In order to add leverage and credibility to their case against embryonic stem cell research, One of Us further cited a previous European case from Brüstle vs. Greenpeace indicating “that fecundation is the beginning of human life and in the name of human dignity excludes the patenting of any procedure that involves or supposes the destruction of a human embryo.”
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