Designer Babies

What do we think of this?

This is not really a “gay” story. Rather, Adam and Kyle are pushing the boundaries of creating human beings to order. The fact that the baby will be borne by a surrogate is almost neither here nor there.

When they say they’ll “go for a baby boy”, do they mean that they will discard embryos that are XX? And as for the specifics of hair and eye colour, do we think it’s right that we should conceive children to order?

I’m afraid that the true horror of what is being proposed here will get lost behind the “gay” angle.

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