Health Minister Edwin Poots gives four reasons for this destruction of life:
1. The 'poor quality' of the embryos.
2. They are deemed as 'not suitable for transfer back to the patient or cryopreservation'.
3. The 'legal consent period has been reached'.
4. The 'couple withdraw their consent to storage'.
See full report in Belfast Newsletter
So for others to have the privilege of having children that they might call their own, 4,000 other children have to die. This is surely perverted logic, unscriptural and grossly immoral!
For thou hast possessed my reins: thou hast covered me in my mother’s womb.
I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvellous are thy works; and that my soul knoweth right well.
My substance was not hid from thee, when I was made in secret, and curiously wrought in the lowest parts of the earth.
Thine eyes did see my substance, yet being unperfect; and in thy book all my members were written, which in continuance were fashioned, when as yet there was none of them.
How precious also are thy thoughts unto me, O God! how great is the sum of them!
See article on Burning Bush website about the same issue - The Slaughter of the Innocent taking place today in Ulster