DC

In Case You Missed It

Thumbnail image for In Case You Missed It

Many bioethics stories cross our inboxes and screens each day. Some we write about here and in other venues, and others we simply blurb or write a short comment on via our social media outlets. Of course, not everyone is on social media or follows us there, so I thought I’d collect a few items […]

Read the full article →

Surrogacy is Having a Moment

As you may have heard, Jimmy Fallon, who is slated to replace Jay Leno on The Tonight Show in 2014, recently had a baby via surrogacy. When a celebrity uses a surrogate, it tends to make headlines. But as NBC reports, “More couples, and not just celebrities, are turning to surrogacy.” Surrogacy, however, is not […]

Read the full article →

The Surrogacy Parenting Agreement Act of 2013

Thumbnail image for The Surrogacy Parenting Agreement Act of 2013

The Surrogacy Parenting Agreement Act of 2013 is currently under consideration in the District of Columbia. On Thursday, June 20, 2013, Kathleen Sloan, CBC’s special consultant, along with Jennifer Lahl, president of the Center for Bioethics and Culture, testified against it, arguing that it is an open door to exploitation of women. Kathleen described the […]

Read the full article →