Category Reproduction

Prison sentence for creator of first CRISPR babies

Françoise Baylis calls for a critical analysis of the institutional context that contributed to the actions for which He Jiankui has been sentenced to prison.

The implications of birth tourism

Hannah Rahim and Juliet Guichon argue that amendments to Canadian birthright citizenship should not be made until sufficient data on birth tourism’s implications have been collected.

A Trans Man’s Right to be Recognized as a Father

Celeste E. Orr criticizes the UK ruling that denies a trans father, Freddy McConnell, the right to be named as a father on his child’s birth certificate after giving birth.

Abortion in Canada: The election debates, the law and the reality

Martha Paynter outlines the facts about abortion in Canada.

The CRISPR Dream

Françoise Baylis shares a brief excerpt from her book Altered Inheritance: CRISPR and the Ethics of Human Genome Editing.

A New Lens to International Commercial Surrogacy

Emily Galpern announces the Surrogacy360 project.

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.