Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Law Commons

Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Series

Science and Technology Law

The Peter A. Allard School of Law

Articles 1 - 1 of 1

Full-Text Articles in Law

Cloning And The Lgbti Family: Cautious Optimism, Erez Aloni Jan 2011

Cloning And The Lgbti Family: Cautious Optimism, Erez Aloni

Faculty Publications

While fertile, opposite-sex couples can have children who carry a mix of their genes without involving third parties in the reproductive process, this option is not available to the majority of the LGBTI community. If this were simply a biological fact, it would not raise any equal protection or other constitutional issues. However, emerging technologies in the field of reproductive cloning may offer the LGBTI community the chance to have genetically related children - possibly even with a mix of both partners’ genes. As such, bans on federally funding research that would help to refine and ensure the safety and efficacy ...