Bioethical issue on Sex-selection ESL 117 April 19, 2009 “In 2003, over 1,000 babies were born using the preimplantation genetic diagnosis [PGD]” (Robertson, 2003, p. 6). Since that time, many more babies have been born using PGD. Preimplantation genetic diagnosis has many ethical controversies that should be considered before use. The question that should be asked when it comes to the use of PGD is whether it is ethically right to select one embryo to be born, while rejecting other embryos. Who should decide whether an embryo be allowed to be born? Should all embryos with flaws be rejected? Preimplantation genetic diagnosis is ethically wrong and should be illegal because of the value of life, reinforcing gender discrimination, and the...The end:
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