Illegal beings : human clones and the law /

"This book explains that the most common objections to cloning are false or exaggerated. The objections reflect and inspire unjustified stereotypes about human clones. Anti-cloning laws reinforce these stereotypes and stigmatize human clones as subhuman and unworthy of existence. This injures not on...

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Main Author: Macintosh, Kerry Lynn.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005
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Table of Contents:
  • Does human reproductive cloning offend God and nature?
  • Should children be begotten and not made?
  • Do human clones lack individuality?
  • Could human clones destroy humanity?
  • Does human reproductive cloning harm participants and produce children with birth defects?
  • What anticloning laws say and do
  • Five objections have inspired anticloning laws
  • Anticloning laws reflect a policy of existential segregation
  • Costs of anticloning laws outweigh their benefits
  • Anticloning laws classify human clones and are subject to strict scrutiny
  • Anticloning laws inflict judicially cognizable injuries that confer standing
  • Anticloning laws violate the equal protection guarantee.