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www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/jul/17/genetically-modifying-future...

Again, it seems strange for supporters of heritable genetic modification to raise the prospect of a world in which the affluent purchase genetic upgrades for their children, and to acknowledge ...

www.livescience.com/27206-genetic-engineering-babies-debate.html

Experts debate whether genetic engineering of unborn children, also called designer babies, would lead to a healthier society or eugenics.

www.theguardian.com/science/2018/jul/17/genetically-modified-babies-given-go...

DNA editing also raises the possibility of “designer babies”, where the genetic code of embryos created through standard IVF is rewritten so that children have traits the parents find desirable.

www.technologyreview.com/s/535661/engineering-the-perfect-baby

Scientists are developing ways to edit the DNA of tomorrow’s children. Should they stop before it’s too late? ... The same survey found that 83 percent said genetic modification to make a baby ...

qz.com/564649/the-pros-and-cons-of-genetically-engineering-your-children

The pros and cons of genetically engineering your children. December 3, 2015. ... They believe that research in genetic tools must ... Her child died only six days old after torturous seizures ...

embryo.asu.edu/pages/ethics-designer-babies

A designer baby is a baby genetically engineered in vitro for specially selected traits, which can vary from lowered disease-risk to gender selection. Before the advent of genetic engineering and in vitro fertilization (IVF), designer babies were primarily a science fiction concept. However, the rapid advancement of technology before and after the turn of the twenty-first century makes ...

www.nytimes.com/2014/02/24/opinion/genetically-modified-babies.html

Genetically Modified Babies. By Marcy ... the genetic traits of future children. Genetic modifications of sperm, eggs and early embryos should be strictly off limits. ... only scientific aspects ...

www.geneticsandsociety.org/.../should-we-genetically-modify-our-children

Are they needed to prevent the transmission of genetic diseases? Would manipulating the genes of future children and generations open the door to new kinds of discrimination, inequality, and eugenics? Some forty countries, including most of Europe, have adopted laws prohibiting human heritable genetic modification, but the United States has not.

www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2016/08/human-gene-editing-pro-con-opinions

The most potent use of the new gene editing technique CRISPR is also the most controversial: tweaking the genomes of human embryos to eliminate genes that cause disease. We don’t allow it now.

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1524970

We group together a number of similar concerns under the "giftedness" objection to genetic modification. The basic theme that unites these different concerns is that genetic modification treats children as products to be designed, perfected, manipulated, and controlled. Children are no longer viewed as gifts, but as commodities.