Sex Selection: Some Ethical & Policy Considerations . Eike-Henner W. Kluge University of Victoria. Plan: to do four things. Look at ethics of sex selection itself Look at some facts Look at what goes into policy considerations Suggest some conclusions.
Eike-Henner W. Kluge
University of Victoria
Directed at condition, not sex; therefore species of medical care
The non-standard version
attributed to Abba Eban
Not everything that is unethical should be prohibited.
LyingEthics and Public Policy:Some basic considerations
“There is ... a need for judicial restraint in the development of ... law as it pertains to sensitive and far-reaching issues of public policy.” (Supreme Court of Canada: Dobson v. Dobson, 1999)
Is it possible to operationalize the difference between value-based and preference-base sex selection?
Remember: ethics that ignores facts is not ethics but politics.
Mackenzie, Lockridge and Keith, 2005.
Won’t this contradict the desideratum of population reduction that underlies the claim that responsible reproductive behaviour limits children to 1 per family?
The full version of the preceding analysis is forthcoming in Health Care Analysis