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Françoise Baylis argues that the focus on “criminalization” in recent Canadian debates about payment for surrogacy is a serious distraction aimed at ignoring the critical issue of “commodification.”
Kathleen Hammond calls for greater ethical attention to the regulation and oversight of Canadian fertility clinics.
Robyn Lee critiques the inequalities and social injustices that surround human milk exchange practices.
Kat Lanteigne argues that there are no good reasons for Canadians to be in the business of buying and selling blood.
Jennifer Chandler points to the ethical trade-offs in any policy to increase organ donation.
Barry Hoffmaster argues that the moral cost of commodifying kidneys for transplantation must be calculated before the health care costs can be considered.
Aviva Goldberg suggests that while payment may increase the number of living kidney providers, this benefit may not outweigh the risks associated with commodification of the human body.