Gènéthique informs you

Faced with Donald Trump, the European Union insists on making abortion a major challenge

22 March 2017

The EU agrees on rejecting the decisions taken by Trump’s administration concerning aborting, but seems to have forgotten that the subject is outside its control and is stifling the voices that...

Criminal obstruction to abortion: Suppression of the crime of opinion but information control, the halftone decision of the Constitutional Council

21 March 2017

The French law extending criminal obstruction to digital media was validated by the European Constitutional Council last Thursday, and included two restriction; though the decision preserves freedom...

The subversive power of disability, facing an everyday more active birth selection

02 March 2017

Technical advances do not always come with ethical ones… Danielle Moyse, philosopher and expert for Gènéthique, has noticed that with the arrival of non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT), eugenic...

Robots at the age of transhumanism

01 March 2017

At a time when Europe is questioning the status given to robots, Emmanuel Brochier, professor of philosophy at the IPC in Paris, answers Gènéthique’s questions concerning relations between men and...

CRISPR: The international ethics committee surrenders

01 March 2017

Since April 2015, CRISPR has been shaking the scientific community. This new tool that enables one to “edit the genome” opens the way to new gene therapy treatments, but also transhumanism. Brought...

Criminal obstruction to abortion: The National Assembly censures freedom of expression

17 February 2017

Conventional speech this morning at the national Assembly, each member perfectly playing his/her role. The outcome of the vote was clear all along. After the last intervention concerning this law,...

Criminal obstruction to abortion: the French Senate refreshes the text without taking out its freedom-destroying dimension

16 February 2017

In less than two hours, the French Senate went over, for the second time, the writing of the new criminal offence concerning abortion proposed by the National Assembly. 171 voices against 147 allowed...

Criminal obstruction to abortion at the National Assembly: a hasty examination in Commission

16 February 2017

To vote the draft law extending criminal obstruction to abortion; thus is the objective of a government which has engaged in a marathon to achieve its objective. This morning, in just a few minutes,...


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