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Director’s Statement on Breeders: A Subclass of Women?

Film Puts Surrogacy Under Examination As Legislation Is Debated Nationwide

Producers of Breeders: A Subclass of Women? to Hold Special Screenings In New York City & Washington, D.C.

PLEASANT HILL, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Jennifer Lahl and The Center for Bioethics and Culture Network (CBC), producers of the award-winning documentary, Eggsploitation (2010) and Anonymous Father’s Day (2011), announced they will host special screenings of their new film, Breeders: A Subclass of Women?, on June 18 in New York City and June 19 in Washington, D.C.

The legality of surrogacy is currently on the hotplate of political discussions throughout the nation. Just last weekend…[continue reading…]

Fact Sheets

Here is a two-page fact sheet highlighting and providing references to medical and scientific literature on issues that arise in third-party reproduction. The information is divided into three sections that address (1) health and psychological risks to women serving as egg vendors or surrogates, (2) health and psychological risks to the children born via third party reproductive arrangements, and (3) serious problems associated with the commercialization of conception.

Here is a one-page fact sheet on the drugs that are commonly used for women in gestational surrogacy pregnancies. It includes a list and brief discussion of the drugs commonly used to prepare the surrogate for embryo transfer.

Study Guide

Think Again: A Study Guide on the Legal, Medical, and Ethical Questions of Third Party Reproduction is intended for a wide audience as we aim to meet the needs of high school groups, university students, law groups, church groups, and any other group interested in the issues of third party reproduction. Most importantly, the study guide is available for FREE in order to maximize distribution and use. You can download it here.

In the months ahead, we encourage you to utilize this invaluable resource and let us know how it works. If you have suggestions or feedback, please let us know as well! We plan to update and modify the study guide on a regular basis, so your input is essential to its success. And remember, if you’re interested in screening one of our films on your campus or for your organization, please do not hesitate to let us know!

State-by-State Summary of Surrogacy

This chart briefly summarizes the relevant laws and court decisions regarding surrogacy for each state.

Worldwide Surrogacy Laws

Worldwide Surrogacy Laws by Comment on Reproductive Ethics

Press Kit

Click here to download a Press Kit for Breeders: A Subclass of Women? (PDF)

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