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The hasty British ban on commercial surrogacy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3557939     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
While commercial surrogate parenting arrangements continue to flourish in the U.S., Britain has made it a criminal offense for third parties to benefit from surrogacy. Voluntary surrogacy, however, is still within the law. Banning commercial surrogacy while leaving voluntary surrogacy lawful seems neither logical nor fair. A more equitable solution would be to license stringently and control both commercial and nonprofit agencies to provide these services.
D Brahams
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Hastings Center report     Volume:  17     ISSN:  0093-0334     ISO Abbreviation:  Hastings Cent Rep     Publication Date:  1987 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-05-11     Completed Date:  1987-05-11     Revised Date:  2004-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0410447     Medline TA:  Hastings Cent Rep     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  16-9     Citation Subset:  E; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Ethics, Medical*
Government Regulation*
Great Britain
Infant, Newborn
Legislation, Medical*
Surrogate Mothers*

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