Garrett, Peter
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Peter Garrett is the Research and Education Director of LIFE, the UK's leading prolife charity ( He is also founder and Director of the world's first pressure group dedicated to opposing the cloning of human beings. The pressure group is known as MATCH which stands for Movement Against The Cloning of Humans and has its HQ in Liverpool. He studied Politics, Philosophy and Economics at Oxford University and was awarded an open scholarship in 1986. Peter maintains an active research interest in the theological ethics of reproductive technology and is currently writing a book on human cloning for the Catholic Truth Society. He regularly appears on TV and takes part in national radio discussion on abortion, embryo experimentation and human cloning.



Human Cloning and the Abuse of Power

This brief article sets out to answer two simple questions: first, how was so-called 'therapeutic' cloning legalised in the UK, and secondly, how far off is full pregnancy cloning.

Date posted: 2001-12-31


We are in fact witnessing nothing less than the animalisation of mankind. The reproductive technologies of the farmyard are threatening to eclipse natural procreation and to obliterate a central component of human personhood. Only a renewed effort to explore the significance of the human body and of human procreative sexuality will provide adequate protection against this accelerating dehumanisation.

Date posted: 2001-12-31