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The article on “Harvesting dead girl’s eggs” by Mikaela Conely (ABC news medical unit) is about Chen Aida Ayash a young 17 year old girl from Israel who died in a car accident. After her death, Chen’s parents decide to remove and freeze Chen’s “eggs”, in other words extracting her “ova” so they can use her eggs to reproduce the children that she could of eventually gave birth to. The parents donated her organs and even went to court to request her daughters “eggs”.

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Since 1993, many different societies have attempted to reintroduce assisted suicide into our consciousness .In June 2012, The Supreme Court of Canada finally agrees to hear an appeal that briefly overturned the ban on assisted suicide( Dyck,1).The Supreme Court has agreed to review the country’s assisted suicide laws more than two decades after it rejected doctor-assisted dying for people who are terminally ill in 1993( Dyck,1).Gloria Taylor, a woman suffering from Lou Gehrig’s disease was requesting permission for a doctor to end her life before she became incapacitated (Dyck,2).Taylor won

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If choosing a baby was as easy as choosing a pair of shoes, would you do it? “Designer Babies” may be the next new fad in the near future; however scientists’ debate whether its use will be for eliminating genetic disorders or opening doors to vanity. Author Mike Steere from CNN reports on scientists that are genetically screening and curing embryos so that they can be born without debilitating diseases. This breakthrough advancement in technology can revolutionize how we conceive; so why not alter the child’s eye color, hair color and maybe their personality at the same time?

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