Aid: An Overview of Ethical Issues
Artificial insemination by donor is not new. Familiarity with this technique of human reproduction may lead some to believe that all the major ethical and societal problems raised by this procedure have long since been resolved. This is not the case. Our task at the moment is to review the major moral and ethical issues associated with AID. Part of this task calls for an identification of the issues which have not yet been adequately resolved.
Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.
- 1.Creighton, P. And Task force on human life, the Anglican Church of Canada.Artificial insemination by donor.A study of ethics, medicine and law in our tecnnological society. Toronto, The Anglican Book Centre, p. 8, 1977.Google Scholar
- 2.Lobo, G.Current Problems in medical ethics. Allahabad: St Paul, 1975, p. 149.Google Scholar
- 3.Creighton, P. Idem.Google Scholar
- 4.Pius XII. Allocution au Quatrième Congrès international des médecins catholiques, 29 septembre 1949,Nouvelle revue théologique, juillet-août 1973, p. 769.Google Scholar
- 5.Artificial Insemination for all?Br. Med. J., 6188:458, 1979.Google Scholar
- 6.Curie-Choen, M., Luttrell, L. and Shapiro, S. Current practice of artificial insemination by donor in the United States.N. Engl. J. Med., 300:588–590, 1979.Google Scholar
- 7.Annas, G.A. Artificial insemination. Beyond the best interests of the donor.The hastings center report, 4: 14–15, 1979.Google Scholar