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Gender choice arguments

  • June 19th, 2008

An argument against permitting embryo screening for sex selection has been the risk that the cumulative outcome could be massive gender imbalances.
Yesterday’s post considered evidence that we have a man drought without any “artificial” interference.
If choice in NZ followed some overseas patterns to favour boys at least for us it would not exacerbate our problem.
I’m pleasantly surprised to hear the head of the Bio-ethics Council on radio this morning stoutly defending parental choice but look forward to reading the report

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