So I saw this on the news the other day and was surprised no one mentioned it here.
I'm not sure how I feel about "designer babies". Yes, in some cases, (like severe birth defects) it may be in the best interest of the child to know about medical problems, in advance, so parents and Dr.'s will be aware of potential problems and therefore be able to provide the specialized care the child may need. But I am disturbed by the thought of aborting a child because he/she "may, someday" develop a problem.
What will be next?? Manditory testing to ensure insurance companies that all thier clients are 100% healthy?? Refusal to insure or raising the premiums on people who have "bad genes"??
, but, I just don't know if this is right. I guess time will tell.