Human Reproductive Cloning: A Conflict of Liberties

@article{Havstad2010HumanRC,
  title={Human Reproductive Cloning: A Conflict of Liberties},
  author={Joyce C. Havstad},
  journal={LSN: Reproductive Rights (Topic)},
  year={2010}
}
  • Joyce C. Havstad
  • Published 1 February 2010
  • Psychology
  • LSN: Reproductive Rights (Topic)
Proponents of human reproductive cloning do not dispute that cloning may lead to violations of clones' right to self-determination, or that these violations could cause psychological harms. But they proceed with their endorsement of human reproductive cloning by dismissing these psychological harms, mainly in two ways. The first tactic is to point out that to commit the genetic fallacy is indeed a mistake; the second is to invoke Parfit's non-identity problem. The argument of this paper is that… 

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Reproductive cloning combined with genetic modification

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It is argued that cloning combined with genetic modification could be appealing to infertile, lesbian, or gay couples who seek genetically related children who have genetic characteristics of both members of the couple concerned.