The Lost Children: When the Right to Children Conflicts with the Rights of Children

@article{LauferUkeles2014TheLC,
  title={The Lost Children: When the Right to Children Conflicts with the Rights of Children},
  author={Pamela Laufer-Ukeles},
  journal={The Law \& Ethics of Human Rights},
  year={2014},
  volume={8},
  pages={219 - 270}
}
Abstract In this essay, I consider the tension between the drive toward the use of assisted reproductive technologies (ART) and the state’s failure to protect interests of children born of ART. I ask the question whether ART should be regulated for the sake of future children’s interests. Taking a narrow view of rights, this essay argues that despite the considerable obstacles posed by Derek Parfit’s non-identity problem and the ambiguity surrounding how to optimize and identify what is “best… Expand
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