Posted on Aug 21, 2009 by Tom Gilson
Don’t read this if you’re about to have a meal. You may not be able to stomach it.
Presented in all seriousness at the Huffington Post: Jacob M. Appel: Are We Ready for a Market in Fetal Organs?
Someday, if we are fortunate, scientific research may make possible farms of artificial “wombs” breeding fetuses for their organs — or even the “miracle” of men raising fetuses in their abdomens. That day remains far off. However, the prospect of fetal-adult organ transplantation is a much more realistic near-term possibility. A market in such organs might benefit both society and the women who choose to take advantage of it.