Includes bibliographical references (p. 220-223) and index.
ch. 1. Do reproductive technologies impact society? -- 1. Reproductive technologies destroy families / Tricia Smith Vaughan -- 2. Reproductive technologies help families / Bonnie Gilbert -- 3. Egg donation puts women at risk / Judy Norsigian -- 4. Egg donation brings joy to women / Heidi and "Tawni," interviewed by Nell Bernstein -- 5. Future harms of reproductive technologies are worth opposing now / Sujatha Jesudason -- ch. 2. What ethical issues arise in reproductive technologies? -- 1. Embryos deserve the moral status of persons / Rogeer Hoedemaekers -- 2. Embryos do not deserve the moral status of persons / Michael J. Sandel -- 3. A secular regard for the human body means restricting reproductive technologies / Ingrid Schneider -- 4. A secular regard for human liberty means allowing reproductive technologies / John A. Robertson -- 5. Intervention in god's plan for natural reproduction is wrong / John B. Shea -- 6. Religion should not interfere in bioethics / George Dvorsky -- ch. 3. Should limits be placed on current reproductive technologies? -- 1. Some reproductive technologies should be suspended / Elizabeth Marquardt -- 2. Some reproductive technologies should be allowed to proceed with caution / Paul Lauritzen -- 3. Sex selection technologies should be left to parental choice / Edgar Dahl -- 4. Sex selection technologies should not be left to parental choice / Marcy Darnovsky -- 5. Older women should be allowed to use reproductive technologies to become mothers / Jennie Bristow -- 6. Older women should be discouraged from using reproductive technologies to become mothers / Jamie Borland -- 7. The government should support embryo adoptions / Daniel I. Wallance -- 8. Embryo adoptions are a waste of government money / Arthur Caplan -- ch. 4. Should new reproductive technologies be pursued? -- 1. Research cloning is a threat / Charles Krauthammer -- 2. Research cloning is not likely to be a threat / Robin Marantz Henig -- 3. Parents should be free to use "designer baby" technologies / Krista Conger -- 4. Society should restrict "designer baby" technologies / Shannon Brownlee.