This guide supports LAW H508, Beginning of Life: Rights and Choices.
Legal issues in connection with beginning of life rights and choices are found in many areas of the law. Laws, regulations, and policies implicate issues such as contraception, reproduction (including issues such as surrogate parenthood, sperm and egg donation, in vitro fertilization, etc.), abortion, and genetic technologies (including issues such as cloning and stem cell research).
Graphic: WPA Federal Art Project poster, Expecting? Get the right advice from the right sources, your doctor or health bureau. Available from Library of Congress.
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