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Good riddance to a repugnant California cap on family aid
by The Times Editorial Board
The Los Angeles Times
June 16th, 2016
The “maximum family grant” discouraged women on welfare from having more children.
House votes to expand compensation for eugenics victims
by Colin Campbell
The News & Observer
June 13th, 2016
The North Carolina House voted to expand a program to compensate people who were sterilized by the state government from 1929 to 1974.
The Politics of Women’s Eggs
by Diane Tober
June 10th, 2016
A California bill would allow researchers to obtain eggs by paying women to provide them, though little research exists on the procedure's long-term health impacts.
Swiss back genetic testing of embryos (again)
by Celia Luterbacher
June 5th, 2016
Testing embryos can prevent transmission of serious genetic diseases, but also threatens discrimination against people with disabilities and a "slippery slope toward eugenics."
White Southern Girlhood and Eugenics: A Talk With Historian Karin Zipf
by Tina Vasquez
May 27th, 2016
The same white supremacy that declared Black men and women to be hypersexual also subjected troubled or abused white girls to incarceration and state-sponsored sterilizations to make sure the teens did not pass on "bad" genes.
Should Women Be Able to Abort a Fetus Just Because It’s Female?
by Emma Green
May 16th, 2016
A new wave of state legislation that prohibits abortion based on sex, race, and genetic abnormality, is "meant to put women in this queasy position of having to justify two things that might not fit together in one political belief."
Controversial Italian fertility doctor accused of stealing patient's egg
by Stephanie Kirchgaessner
The Guardian [UK]
May 15th, 2016
A patient has accused an Italian fertility doctor of forcibly operating on her and harvesting her eggs.
Fertility watchdog ‘increasingly concerned’ about dubious treatments sold by private clinics as experts warn childless couples are being exploited
by Ian Johnston
The Independent [UK]
May 15th, 2016
Private fertility clinics may be offering "add-on" treatments that are unwarranted and ineffective, with consequences for patients' health and finances.
I Want To Put A Baby In You: The Curious Case Of Louisiana
by Ellen Trachman
Above the Law
May 4th, 2016
Instead of reasonable regulation, the pending Louisiana bill transparently limits the types of people who can enter surrogacy arrangements.
Why Does Silicon Valley Want to Get So Many Women Pregnant?
by Sarah Emerson
April 22nd, 2016
Women’s fertility apps have found a profitable niche in the predominantly male tech scene. The tech industry hopes they’ll deliver a lot of valuable private information.
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Assisted Reproductive Technologies [PDF]
A Pro-Woman Stem-Cell Policy
Women’s Eggs and Stem Cell Research [PDF]
Beyond Embryo Politics
The Future of Violence Against Women
Report from the Gender and Justice in the Gene Age Conference
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Facing the Challenges of New Reproductive Technologies [PDF]
Sex Selection: New Technologies, New Forms of Gender Discrimination
What Genetic Modification Means for Women [PDF]
Between Scylla and Charybdis: Reproductive Freedom after 9-11
Eugenics, Reproductive Technologies and "Choice"
Race and the New Reproduction (Chapter 6 of
Killing the Black Body
2015 Report on Activities [PDF]
Do CRISPR enthusiasts have their head in the sand about the safety of gene editing?
The White House Is Pushing Precision Medicine, but It Won’t Happen for Years
How Do You Regulate the Digital Health Revolution?
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