Protection of Conscience Project
Protection of Conscience Project
Service, not Servitude

Service, not Servitude


Is abortion for Down Syndrome ‘eugenics’?

Michael Cook | Aborting a child because tests show that he will have Down Syndrome is often described by its opponents as “eugenics”. This is fiercely contested.. . . continue reading

Is it ethical for deaf parents to choose to have deaf children?
United Kingdom, 2019

Michael Cook | There is a growing body of literature to support the right of deaf parents to use pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) to select for deaf children. Jacqueline Mae Wallis, a philosopher at the University of Bristol (UK), contends . . . that this is morally permissible.. . . continue reading

He did it: uproar over Chinese gene-edited babies
China, 2018

Michael Cook | A Chinese scientist has faced widespread condemnation for editing the genome of two babies at his lab in the Southern University of Science and Technology in Shenzhen, together with an American colleague. . . continue reading

Doctor sued for birth of Down Syndrome child
USA, 1999

Matthew A. Rarey | . . .A mounting number of obstetrician/gynecologists are being sued by patients who say they would have had abortions if prenatal tests had detected fetal abnormalities. . . continue reading