Artificial insemination, in-vitro fertilization and cloning

 The very essence of human existence is love, because, we are created in the image of God (who is love) and are a product of God’s love expressed through our parents union of love.  Artificial insemination, in-vitro fertilization and cloning procedures therefore, dehumanize human reproduction, by taking the act of unitive love out of it and converting it into a purely cellular process.****Furthermore, during in-vitro fertilization and cloning procedures, lethal violence is committed against many human beings, who (as embryos) are discarded.  Some of these procedures also deprive the resultant human beings the dignity of knowing their origin (biological parents), causing them grave injustice and psychological trauma.  In addition, by taking unitive love out of the procreative process, it dehumanizes unitive love because unitive love is inseparable from human procreation. They are inseparable because conjugal union’s only physiological purpose is procreation.  When conjugal union is dehumanized, true love, which is the corner stone of marriage, ceases to exist.  This causes division, divorce and turmoil.  


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