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Melissa Moschella, assistant professor, philosophy, was quoted on surrogacy in the U.S. in a National Catholic Register story. See below.

Sorry, Adele, Surrogacy Doesn’t Guarantee a Happy Ending

From: National Catholic Register
Date: May 25, 2016
Author: Joan Frawley Desmond

... “The U.S. is more hands off on things like [surrogacy contracts],” Melissa Moschella, an assistant professor of philosophy at The Catholic University of America, told the Register.

The deep resistance to regulatory oversight, explained Moschella, who has studied the ethics of assisted reproduction, reflects American culture’s “very strong emphasis on sexual expression and sexual freedom.

“There is a huge antipathy to government involvement in anything that relates to marriage, sexuality and procreation.” ...

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