European parliament wants world ban on human cloningBMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7084.845e (Published 22 March 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:845
- Rory Watson
The European parliament has called for a worldwide ban on the cloning of human beings after the successful cloning of a sheep by a research team based in Scotland (1 March, p 623).
But despite strong pressure from Green MEPs, the parliament has rejected efforts to apply a similar ban to animal cloning. Instead, it has urged the European Union to consider legislation that would set out clear …