THE FEDERALIST: Couples Are Turning Their Unwanted Embryos Into Jewelry

Making jewelry out of unwanted embryos is the ultimate insult to human life. This is the problem created by IVF--what to do with excess of embryos created in the process. No civilized nation should allow creating "excess embryos". 

From The Federalist

Couples are turning extra IVF embryos into jewellery.” The headline reads like a reporter’s line in a dystopian novel, but it’s not. It’s not from some gallows humor parody site either. It’s a real headline from an online parenting site. And the author isn’t warning us of the fast-approaching implosion of morality: not a whiff of the sinister can be detected anywhere in this post—not a line of cynicism, skepticism, or even concern.

“Now Ms Stafford has all of her babies with her every day—including seven embryos in her heart-shaped pendant worn close to her heart, always,” writes the author. She’s breathtakingly unaware of the grotesqueness of her story.

“Donation wasn’t an option, the annual storage fee was an added financial strain, and disposing of them unimaginable,” she writes. “So when the NSW couple heard about Baby Bee Hummingbirds, an Australian company turning embryos into keepsake jewelley [sic], they jumped at the chance.”

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