Surrogacy Scandal Raises Question about Regulation
August 11, 2011
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"Surrogacy is hard to regulate and hard to do responsibly if there are market pressures, and if there are exploitative and predatory legal practices," said Glenn McGee, PhD, John B. Francis Chair at the Center for Practical Bioethics. "There is so much potential for abuse here."
At the same time, he said surrogacy has enriched the lives of countless people yearning to raise a child of their own, and he worries cases like this could stymie efforts to properly regulate it.
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