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- Morality of surrogate motherhood. // Commonweal;1/30/87, Vol. 114 Issue 2, p35
Editorial. Surrogate motherhood is a simple idea, but legally and morally it presents many complexities. The `Baby M' case currently before a New Jersey court is a classic example. The surrogate motherhood issue is a critical one, not because of a technological breakthrough but because of the...
- Reproductive gifts and gift giving: The altruistic woman. Raymond, J.G. // Hastings Center Report;Nov/Dec90, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p7
Examines the issues involved in surrogacy. Gift giving in the wider context of women's political inequality; Altruism vs. commercialism; Creating women in the image of victim; Gender specific ethics.
- The battle over baby M. // Christian Century;2/4/87 - 2/11/87, Vol. 104 Issue 4, p99
Editorial. How much freedom should be allowed in the matter of producing babies? Should there be limits, either legal or moral? The complex issue of surrogate motherhood is dealt with in the context of the case of Baby M, a child wanted by both its biological mother and its `contractual' parents.
- Surrogacy abets female inequality. // USA Today Magazine;Aug92, Vol. 121 Issue 2567, p4
Contends that gender equality is the best argument against surrogate motherhood. Comments on the female stereotypes that accompany surrogacy from Debra Satz, assistant professor of philosophy at Stanford University; Legal and ethical concerns.
- Who keeps Baby M? // Newsweek;1/19/87, Vol. 109 Issue 3, p44
Mary Beth Whitehead agreed to act as surrogate mother for William & Elizabeth Stern, then changed her mind after giving birth to the baby, Baby M. In-depth look at the chronology of this case; Ethics; Religious, legal, technological implications. See also (Time, 1/19/87, 3c, 1 illus, p56, 3p)
- No other hope for having a child. // Newsweek;1/19/87, Vol. 109 Issue 3, p50
The story of Newsweek correspondent Daniel Shapiaro and his wife Lynne, who had a daughter by a surrogate mother. Reasons for choice; Events leading to birth.
- After the Baby M case. // Newsweek;4/13/87, Vol. 109 Issue 15, p22
The custody fight over Baby M has become the focus of an emotionally charged debate over regulation of surrogate motherhood and other new methods of reproduction. Baby M was ordered in to her father's custody by a New Jersey judge, but her biological mother has vowed to continue fighting for...
- What Baby M Is Telling Us. // America;2/7/1987, Vol. 156 Issue 5, p90
Editorial. The Baby M case currently before the New Jersey State Supreme Court is extremely disturbing on moral grounds. Surrogate motherhood should be banned now before the technology becomes to deeply established.
- Questions Raised By Baby M. // America;4/18/1987, Vol. 156 Issue 15, p313
Editorial. The Baby M case is far from over. Higher courts may or may not uphold the decision of N.J. Superior Court Judge Harvey R. Sorkow giving custody of Baby M, born to Mary Beth Whitehead, to William Stern and his wife. Judge Sorkow's decision still leaves many ethical questions...