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Pre-implantation screening raises spectre of eugenics for disabled people in Japan

Katsunori Fujii, a representative of the Japan Council on Disability held a press conference November 27th 2020 on the then proposed ‘Law on Special Provisions to the Civil Code regarding legal parent-child relationships of children born through Assisted Reproductive Technology’, saying that the law allows for the possibility of a ‘eugenic policy’ and creates a ‘sense of crisis’ for people with disabilities.

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Pre-implantation screening raises spectre of ‘eugenic policy’ for some people with disabilities in Japan

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Originally published as Pre-implantation screening raises spectre of eugenics for disabled people in Japan at Disability News Japan

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