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Expectant Fathers, Abortion, and Embryos
Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics
  • Dara Purvis, Penn State Law
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
1-1-2015
Abstract
One thread of abortion criticism, arguing that gender equality requires that men be allowed to terminate legal parental status and obligations, has reinforced the stereotype of men as uninterested in fatherhood. As courts facing disputes over stored pre-embryos weigh the equities of allowing implantation of the pre-embryos, this same gender stereotype has been increasingly incorporated into a legal balancing test, leading to troubling implications for ART and family law.
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Citation Information
Dara Purvis. "Expectant Fathers, Abortion, and Embryos" Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics Vol. 43 (2015) p. 330
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/dara_purvis/10/