The Ethics of Sterilizing "P"
February 15, 2011
Some critics questioned whether the radical step was necessary and worried about the precedent it would set.
"This is eugenics if they are doing this because she's mentally disabled," said George Annas, chair of the department of health law and bioethics at Boston University. "This decision needs to be made based on the person's best interests, not the best interests of society or her caregivers."
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Blog: Eugenic or Not, Sterilization Makes Sense for "P", Summer McGee, PhD, Bioethics.net, February 17, 2011