Category Law & Policy

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.

Listen to Public Health Experts about Fluoridation

Juliet Guichon notes that public health specialists, rather than unqualified opponents, are the experts when it comes to the safety and benefits of water fluoridation.

Nothing about us without us: An Inuk reply to exploitive research

Julie Bull articulates the duty of researchers to ensure ethical and responsible conduct of research with Inuit in light of recent media attention regarding skin graft experiments that occurred on Inuit in the 1970s.

Equality in Parental Leave Benefits for Adoptive Parents

Emily Cichocki advocates for the creation of “attachment benefits” so that adoptive parents can access the same amount of parental leave as biological parents.

A New Lens to International Commercial Surrogacy

Emily Galpern announces the Surrogacy360 project.

Consent, Care, and the Caster Semenya Controversy

Celeste E. Orr analyzes how the International Association of Athletics Federations has perversely co-opted progressive discourses in order to impose discriminatory policies on athletes like Caster Semenya.

Canada Needs an Actual Safe Sport System

Kate Scallion questions how Canada is implementing a system to protect Canadian athletes from abuse and harassment.