August 20, 2014

Fact File: What Legal Rights Do the Growing Number of Children Born to Surrogate Mothers Overseas Have in Australia?

(ABC.net) – A Family Law Council report, recently released by Attorney-General George Brandis, says “a significant and apparently growing number of children are being born as a result of commercial surrogacy arrangements outside Australia (more than several hundred each year)”.  … Read More

August 18, 2014

A Clash of Religion and Bioethics Complicates Organ Donation in Israel

(New York Times) – The sages could not have anticipated that their writings would provide the underpinnings for cultural resistance to organ donation from the deceased in 21st-century Israel. But their definition of mortality, which can conflict with modern acceptance … Read More

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