Category Disability

Russia’s CRISPR “deaf babies”: the next genome editing frontier?

Jackie Leach Scully and Teresa Blankmeyer Burke worry about the ableist and audist assumptions hidden in this venture.

Is Prenatal Testing Discriminatory?

Chris Kaposy recommends that governments considering public funding for noninvasive prenatal testing take heed of the problem of discrimination against people with disabilities such as Down syndrome.

Join the Debate on Human Genome Editing!

Yeyang Su invites Impact Ethics readers to mark their calendars for the second International Summit on Human Genome Editing.

The Privacy Implications of Human DNA Sequencing

Landon J. Getz explores the privacy minefield of commercial DNA Sequencing, and how it has become relevant in recent news.

Our Ambivalence about Down Syndrome

Chris Kaposy argues that more people should choose to have children with Down syndrome.

My FDA-approved Buckle: A Regulated Intervention

Michele Battle-Fisher calls for deeper ethical scrutiny of unregulated and experimental medical interventions.