Bioethicist: ‘We have commodified…babies and baby parts’

“Have we reached a point in our society where there effectively is an Amazon.com for human parts, entire babies?” Rep. Diane Black (R-Tenn.)

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3/3/16 – The GOP’s first hearing on “baby parts” began today.  Here are a few shocking excerpts.  “You know, we have commodified what have been referred to as the ‘products of conception’ — I mean, babies and baby parts. And yes, they are for sale, supposedly to cover one’s costs, but those costs seem to be quite variable,” Dr. Kevin Donovan, Georgetown University Medical Center, Bioethics Medical Director said.

“But even if they were given away free, it is shocking to be ordering what you want: ‘Can I have a boy fetus, or a girl fetus or a brain or a heart or a liver?”

Paige Comstock Cunningham, Director of Trinity International University Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity testified, “Researchers have come to count on induced abortion for their research.  Liver from induced abortions is widely available and is a promising source.  What have we come to where researchers need induced abortion to do their research?”

VIEW THE VIDEO TESTIMONY AND READ THE FULL STORY HERE:

Bioethicist: ‘We Have Commodified…Babies and Baby Parts’

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