In a context of confusion and flashy journalism, rigour becomes a precious value.
The European Parliament adopted a resolution condemning “the practice of surrogacy, which undermines the human dignity of the woman since her body and its reproductive functions are used as a commodity”.
Preventing and treating human disease is a praiseworthy goal. But it must not be allowed to become a reason to turn human beings into designer products.
A look at European statistics on five key biomedical issues: surrogate parenthood, gender transformation, the new eugenics, euthanasia and abortion.