Are IVF embryos persons? A mum and dad who lost theirs say they are image

BioEdge, December 1, 2018
By Michael Cook, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)


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From the article:

"The 'chain of profound implications for other families' dismays three bioethicists and lawyers writing in Annals of Internal Medicine, Eli Adashi, of Brown University; I. Glenn Cohen, of Harvard; and Dov Fox, of the University of San Diego. They believe that a ruling in favour of the plaintiffs could lead to limits on abortion, stem cell research and in vitro fertilization (IVF).

'It would be a sad irony if a legal claim aimed at protecting the rights of those who lost their ability to reproduce had the effect of limiting the reproductive rights of countless others,' the authors write."

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