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跨境代孕的终结?

伦敦——通过商业代孕降生婴儿的全球贸易正在慢慢关闭。印度、尼泊尔、泰国和墨西哥相继出台措施限制或禁止外国人雇用当地人充当代孕母亲的行为。柬埔寨和马来西亚很可能会紧随其后。

在这个传统智慧一直在抵制“反市场”努力的行业,这是个令人惊讶——并且受人欢迎的——突破。生物技术不加批判的支持者更愿意宣扬技术突破领先于政府法规的事实,认为科学因此能够无拘无束地向前发展。但历史上一直作为商业代孕中心的国家停止代孕的决策凸显了上述立场是多么幼稚。

打击跨境代孕出现在代孕行为的实际发生地绝不是某种巧合。代孕母亲、婴儿和委托父母各方均从交易中受益的观点根本经不起审视。

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