German opposition party finds no unity in gene technology debate
This article was originally published in Clinica
Conservative parties forming the opposition in Germany have seized the opportunity offered by Federal President Johannes Rau's intervention on gene technology (see Clinica No 959, p 7) and have issued position papers on the ongoing debate. Their haste is no doubt motivated by next year's general election. But it is noteworthy that the Social Democratic Party (SPD) has still to deliver an official opinion on the subject.