Why Compensating Surrogate Mothers is the Right Thing to Do

March 9, 2011

Payment for biologically-based needs is often controversial. A case currently before the Ninth Circuit, for example, challenges the constitutionality of the federal ban against the purchase of bone marrow. While this case may ultimately have something relevant to say about surrogacy, it does not raise the gender issues that are so prominent in surrogacy. (Bioethics Forum)