Tag Archives: Surrogacy

What Do We Owe Children?

In working on a writing project yesterday, I came across an issue of the journal Ethics & Medicine from 2014, which had an editorial piece entitled “Shouldn’t Children Want Parents of Their Own?” The article, which was written by former … Continue reading

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In Case You Missed It

Many bioethics stories cross my inboxes and screens each day. Some I write about here and in other venues, and others I simply blurb or write a short comment on via Twitter. Of course, not everyone is on social media … Continue reading

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Christmas List in Three Words

Have you seen the #XmasListIn3Words meme going around around on social media? Here are a few three-word Christmas wishes we have: Stop Think Again Comfort Not Kill Stop Surrogacy Now No Human Cloning Truly Human Future

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Just the Sort of Contracts the Left Usually Condemns

Allow me to draw your attention to a recent article from The Week that addresses the issue of surrogacy from a politically left/progressive/liberal perspective. Briefly stated, the argument of “Why the Left Should Oppose Commercial Surrogacy” is one based in … Continue reading

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More New York Times Coverage of Surrogacy, Breeders?

The New York Times today published the third and final installment in a series of articles on surrogacy. This article appears on the front page and is titled, “Surrogates and Couples Face a Maze of Laws, State by State.” Weighing … Continue reading

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Kajsa Ekis Ekman at the Festival of Dangerous Ideas

An important talk on surrogacy from Australia’s “Festival of Dangerous Ideas.” Jennifer Lahl interviewed the speaker, Kajsa Ekis Ekman, in July, and that interview is posted here.

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Breeders? Featured on ABC News’ Nightline and PBS’ To The Contrary

In August, both ABC and PBS aired segments on surrogacy that prominently featured Jennifer Lahl and our latest film Breeders: A Subclass of Women?. The videos of each segment are embedded below. For more, the film’s website has links to … Continue reading

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Surrogates Speaking Up and Speaking Out

Our Christopher White has “Hot Topic” item on surrogacy on the Human Life Review blog. In it, he highlights the far-reaching effects of the practice. Surrogacy never concerns just one person’s decision-making capacity. In addition to the women involved, the … Continue reading

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This Deserves to be Read Far and Wide

Australian feminist health researcher Dr. Renate Klein has written a timely and important article on surrogacy, particularly in the wake of the scandal surrounding the Baby Gammy case. Specifically, she is responding to those who claim that regulation will cure … Continue reading

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Breeders? in the New York Times

Over the weekend, the New York Times ran the first article in what we understand will be a series of articles on surrogacy. The article is entitled “Coming to U.S. for Baby, and Womb to Carry It: Foreign Couples Heading … Continue reading

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