David Quinn: Embryo screening raises too many ethical questions
What should a compassionate and humane society do with those who suffer from a disability? The obvious answer is that we should help them as best we can to lead a fulfilling life.
What then are we to make of the announcement this week that the Beacon Medical Group is to offer a new service to people using IVF and other forms of assisted human reproduction which will determine, pre-implantation in the womb, whether their child will suffer from a disability?
The Beacon Medical Group has entered a partnership with a UK-based organisation called Care Fertility to provide the service.