The term in-vitro fertilization (IVF) once created a historical controversy but it is now archaic. Its history dates back to 1978 England when the first test-tube girl Louise Brown was born. Nobel laureate Dr. Robert Edwards’ breakthrough became an overnight sensation and a legacy hero thankful by numerous infertile parents. Against the backdrop of IVF breakthrough, a belligerent bioethical debate for the Sanctity-of-life is inevitable. When Pope Paul VI issued the Humanae Vitae in 1968, the rules reinforced the disapproval for unnatural reproduction. Opponents against the natural course of life condemned Robert’s technique as playing God and not forgetting the ethical concerns behind unused fertilized embryos although some are stored, used for stem cell research and the remaining destroyed. Radicals have expressed views that laboratory technicians should be charged with murder as fertilized embryos are prospective human life forms.
Conflicts have also surfaced as to what…show more content… Second, scientists, bioethicists, lawyers and risk engineers need a common avenue for an evidence-based deliberation that is free from political and corporate agendas to draft the new bills for new biotechnologies. Third, there exist resources today to conduct Big Data analysis thanks to better computing power, software and algorithmic developments. Much of the judicial decisions draw lessons from court cases elsewhere and they can provide valuable prior information. Fourth, combining historical court examples from depositories with predictive engines, potential loopholes in existing political frameworks could be identified and have measures developed against