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The ‘Science’ of Eugenics: America’s Moral Detour
by Marilyn M. Singleton
Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons
December 15th, 2014
Within 100 years, our deep thinkers went from declaring that in our new country “all men are created equal” to espousing the idea that “some men are more equal than others.”
Have New Prenatal Tests Been Dangerously Oversold?
by Beth Daley
New England Center for Investigative Reporting
December 12th, 2014
Many prenatal testing companies promise more than they can deliver. Two studies show that results can be a false alarm half of the time.
Commercialisation and the Moral Obligation to Create 'Designer' Babies
by John Galloway
December 8th, 2014
Julian Savulescu made the case for a new 'eugenics', without ever using the word, at Progress Educational Trust's 2014 annual conference.
Thailand’s Parliament Approves Bill Banning Commercial surrogacy
Associated Press in Bangkok
November 28th, 2014
The decision follows several surrogacy scandals this year, including one in which an Australian couple left behind a baby with Down syndrome.
UCLA Researchers Announce Gene Therapy Cure for 18 ‘Bubble Baby’ Patients
by Cath Becker and Suzan Clarke
Good Morning America
November 18th, 2014
Researchers announced they have cured 18 children who were born with a genetic disorder that leaves them without a working immune system.
FIXED: The Science/Fiction of Human Enhancement
by Jonathan Chernoguz
November 12th, 2014
The documentary produced and directed by Regan Brashear is receiving a new round of well-deserved positive attention around the world.
How the Pro-Choice Movement Excludes People With Disabilities
by Lenzi Sheible
RH Reality Check
October 17th, 2014
If we in the pro-choice movement don’t start paying serious attention to the ways in which our own practices contribute to the dehumanization of people with disabilities, we can’t keep claiming to operate under a reproductive justice framework at all.
Three Years On, What Have We Learned About Non-Invasive Prenatal Screening?
by Mark Leach
Down Syndrome Prenatal Testing
October 17th, 2014
Three years ago, a new prenatal test for Down syndrome entered the market offering earlier, safer, and more accurate results. What have we learned about this new technology since then?
State to Send Out About 200 Eugenics Payments
by Meghann Evans
October 1st, 2014
The first eugenics compensation payments are to be sent out by Oct. 31, and a second payment will be sent to victims next year.
The Troubling Persistence of Eugenicist Thought in Modern America
by Michael Brendan Dougherty
September 30th, 2014
We no longer talk of "unfit" children, but we'll still destroy them in the name of quality of life.
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New Forms of Sex Selection [PDF]
Disability Community and Identity: Perceptions of Prenatal Screening
The New Eugenics
Disability Equality and Prenatal Testing: Contradictory or Compatible? [PDF]
The Disability Rights Critique of Prenatal Genetic Testing [PDF]
The Rights of Donor-Conceived Offspring
CRISPR Patent Fight Now a Winner-Take-All Match
Personalizing Cancer Treatment With Genetic Tests Can Be Tricky
The Printed Organs Coming to a Body Near You
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