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Monday, June 26, 2006 

"God doesn’t seem to be doing it"

Fine opinion piece on why better screening of embryos for disease and defects is a good thing, especially when Marrin tackles directly the unfair and unhelpful contention that this sort of thing somehow devalues those currently living with disability; as the mother of a son with muscular dystrophy over in this story puts it, "I love my little boy, I wouldn't be without him, but it does give people the option of not having to watch their son die."

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