Views on Designer babies

This mind map shows the Christian views to designer babies

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  • Created on: 04-01-13 17:37
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  • Views on designer babies
    • Many Protestant Christians accept sex selection for therapeutic reasons
      • It enables parents to have a child free from genetic disorders
      • It is responsible use of God given skills
      • It is an act of compasion
      • It supports the quality of life principle
    • All the mainstream churches are opposed to non - therapeutic genetic engineering
      • It encourages a form of idolatary
      • It makes a child a commodity rather than a gift
      • If it is unsuccessful the consequences for the child could be disastrous
      • It might mean only those who can afford it can have the treatment
    • Some Christians might support non therapeutic genetic engineering
      • In rare cases sex selection for social reasons could be an act of compassion for parents
      • It is natural for parents to want the best for their children
        • They should be able to choose to help their child become succesful
    • Roman Catholics  and some Protestant Christians object to sex selection as a gene therapy
  • It could encourage gender discrimination
    • Roman Catholics  and some Protestant Christians object to sex selection as a gene therapy

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