“Not everything in life is for sale nor should it be.”
"Not everything in life is for sale nor should it be.
"This bill would legalize the payment of money in exchange for a woman submitting to invasive procedures to stimulate, extract and harvest her eggs for scientific research.
"The questions raised here are not simple; they touch matters that are both personal and philosophical.
"In medical procedures of this kind, genuinely informed consent is difficult because the long-term risks are not adequately known. Putting thousands of dollars on the table only compounds the problem.
"Six years ago the Legislature, by near unanimity, enacted the prohibition that this bill now seeks to reverse. After careful review of the materials which both supporters and opponents submitted, I do not find sufficient reason to change course.
"I am returning this bill without my signature."Sphere: Related Content