Arguments for and against Germline Intervention: A Critical Review of Ronald Green’s Babies by Design


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Marvin J. H. Lee
La Salle University
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It seems certain that one day we will allow the genetic technology which will enhance our offspring. A highly effective new tool, called CRISPR, which allows for carving out genes, is already being used to edit the genomes of animals. In July 2017, the FDA legalized that germline drugs for therapeutic purposes could be sold in the market. It is a high time, now, that we need engage in discussions about the ethics of germline intervention. To contribute to the discussion by showing our thought and to educate the public, we write this paper.
Keywords Germline Intervention  Genetic Technology  The President's Council on Bioethics  Ronald Green  John Rawls
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