TITLE

PLAYING THE ODDS OR PLAYING GOD? LIMITING PARENTAL ABILITY TO CREATE DISABLED CHILDREN THROUGH PREIMPLANTATION GENETIC DIAGNOSIS

AUTHOR(S)
Schiavone, Karen E.
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
Albany Law Review;2010, Vol. 73 Issue 1, p283
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses about the issue of applying preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) to prevent the inheritance of disabilities by newborn children from their parents. PGD is part of the assisted reproductive technology (ART), wherein the former is utilized for identifying conditions including Alzheimer's disease, hemophelia, and inherited diseases. Ethical and religious groups have expressed concern about PGD, because they believe children are not born to suffer by the decisions of their parents.
ACCESSION #
54020816

 

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