If you are willing to accept contraception as a method of mitagating risks why are you not willing to accept any proposed system for mitagating risks? But of course it is OK for us to disregard all this because some insist on their right to anonymity. I really do not see what the author of this article is going on about. And it's direct to the offspring, so if the persons parents never told them about their heritage, then they might get a pretty unpleasant surprise to find out that their dad isn't biologically their dad. A man rapes a woman and the woman can't get an abortion because 'it's life' Without being able to place it in relevance it is irrelevant.
Donor-conceived children: It's time to ban anonymous sperm donation
Mark, has it ever occurred to you that those who donated HAD to be anonymous back then and may actually want contact. We consider that access to healthcare is a right, but not health itself. I take your point , but when a Man may have fathered so many and clinics have not ceased using said donors sperm , and it could be argued they had a duty of care to do so , then responsibility goes out the window. The only thing the bio dad's then give up is the LONG term expectation of anonymity. Other than the issue of genetic disease, I cannot imagine why anyone would want to know any other parents than the ones who brought them up. The rights of any individual arent sacrosanct and change readily. It is also legitimate to ask whether single women should be assisted to have children.
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She eventually came looking for him. My response was a shrug. I'm sorry that you feel that way Peter. In many cases, students no longer think they need to accept their very first job offer Ruairi Kavanagh. It is unfortunate for the donor and all donors in this situation; as the system has perpetuated this problem not any error on their behalf, however to ignore the real implications of the current status quo is to hide our heads in the sand. It sounds like Magill vs Magill was all about the rights of adults and the woman "won". Or can we not allow people to adopt from countries where babies are literally kicked to the curb?
You can set up systems to protect and inform people of medical information without breaching privacy. Are not all such pieces of tissue disposable at the whim of the mother? If I miss the draw, it's on the web on Sunday morning. No one has the right to divulge his identity without his consent. However, forcing the fertility clinics to adapt their practice is far more acceptable than that clinical practice which is currently allowed — the creation of children who will never be able to know who their genetic parents are.