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By Rosamund Scott

Glossy advances in scientific technological know-how recommend that, sooner or later, potential mom and dad should be capable of, in a few situations, opt for the actual and highbrow attributes in their offspring. This ebook examines the moral and felony arguments so as to be introduced into play if and whilst mom and dad search to make such offerings.

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Terminations beyond the stage of fetal viability require special consideration and are discussed in Chapter 2, when I turn to address the law on selective abortion. Overall, if the fetus has growing moral claims and if a decision to terminate is to be made, it is better if this is earlier rather than later. In this way, developments in screening techniques that result in earlier detection are to be welcomed. The implications of a gradualist approach to the moral permissibility of PGD are discussed in Chapters 4, 5 and 6.

1 For some people, the idea of something of themselves continuing in some form and to some degree has appeal. There are also certain experiences would-be parents seek. Nurturing is an obvious one and this will involve a host of feelings and aims, including loving, caring and teaching. Many people would probably agree that in raising a child a parent loves, cares for and hopes to teach that child in such a way that she develops capacities for autonomy and flourishing in her own life. Ideally, parents take decisions and act in ways that are in the interests of the child and consistent with the desire that she should flourish.

Columns Design Ltd / Job: Scott / Division: 3ScottCh1_final /Pg. 8 The idea that parents should have some say about the kind of child who will be born appears also to find support in a writer from the disability critique of prenatal screening and selective abortion. Tom Shakespeare observes9: The role of prospective parents has largely been ignored by disabled radicals. Because these are predominantly non-disabled people, it is likely that they will hold some of the prejudicial attitudes to disability which are common in society.

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