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Jul 10, 2020 - 11:00 am .- The archbishop of Paris has criticized the French parliament’s decision to debate a controversial bioethics bill which would increase access to in vitro fertilization while the country is still recovering from the coronavirus pandemic.
Jan 25, 2020 - 04:43 pm .- The French Senate this week passed a bill that would allow access to in-vitro fertilization (IVF) for single women and lesbian couples.
Jan 21, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- Debate began on a bioethics bill in the French Senate Tuesday after tens of thousands of people marched through the streets of Paris to protest state funding for medically assisted procreation for lesbian couples and single women. 
Aug 21, 2019 - 04:00 pm .- Lawmakers in three states have passed laws to criminalize “fertility fraud” following a series of scandals in which fertility doctors impregnated women with their own sperm without their knowledge or consent. But amid renewed discussion of the fertility industry, one ethicist told CNA that the laws do not go far enough.
Nov 22, 2018 - 08:30 am .- A company claims to have developed a new test that will permit parents to test and screen embryos for intelligence during the process of in vitro fertilization. The development could lead to increased commodification of human life, a Catholic University of America professor has said.
Mar 19, 2018 - 03:13 pm .- A bill in the British Parliament would clarify the rights of conscientious objection for medical professionals, protecting them from participating in medical procedures to which their beliefs are opposed.
Aug 16, 2014 - 03:01 pm .- The accidental swapping of children conceived through IVF procedures before implantation, which recently occurred in Italy, points to the moral pitfalls surrounding artificial reproduction, some ethicists say.
Dec 2, 2012 - 04:11 pm .- An Italian doctor who specializes in treating newborns says governments are not working to prevent infertility because of financial reasons.
Feb 23, 2012 - 12:22 pm .- The Pontifical Academy for Life is hosting a one-day workshop on treating infertility in an ethical way.

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