Unformatted text preview: Passing new laws that constrain the use of PGD and germline engineering, therefore, would be more reminiscent of State excesses during the height of American Eugenics than NOT regulating positive trait selection.” ********************** Write a response (on 1 single spaced page) in which you either agree or disagree with this statement. You must use specific material from the reading, Buchanon et al., “Why Not the Best”, to support your answer. You should address specific claims and language of the quotation in your answer. 1 PGD and germ-line gene therapy are two techniques that enable prospective parents to select specific (positive) genetic traits for their new child. For example, parents may produce several embryos, have them all genetically sequenced, and then choose to implant (and give birth to) the one embryo that is free from all genetic diseases....
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- Genetics, early 20th century, Compulsory sterilization, Buck v. Bell, Preimplantation genetic diagnosis