Should drug addicted mothers be sterilized ?

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Should Drug Addicted Mothers be Sterilized?

Sterilization is the surgical process after which a person can no longer reproduce. The process in permanent and irreversible. It is a choice for people but laws are considering to enforce it on the unfortunate group of drug-addicted mothers. The drug-addicted mothers are wholly held responsible for the Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS), a group of problems that a new born has to face because the mother was dependant on illegal or prescribed drugs. The baby becomes addicted with the mother, and is still dependent on drug at the time of birth. With an increase in the number of babies born addicted to drugs, the lawmakers considered forced sterilization upon drug-addicted mothers as the
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(2) Everyone has the right to the protection of the moral and material interests resulting from any scientific, literary or artistic production of which he is the author”, Article 29 “(2) In the exercise of his rights and freedoms, everyone shall be subject only to such limitations as are determined by law solely for the purpose of securing due recognition and respect for the rights and freedoms of others and of meeting the just requirements of morality, public order and the general welfare in a democratic society. (3) These rights and freedoms may in no case be exercised contrary to the purposes and principles of the United Nations”, Article 30 “Nothing in this Declaration may be interpreted as implying for any State, group or person any right to engage in any activity or to perform any act aimed at the destruction of any of the rights and freedoms set forth herein” ” ("Charter, United Nations, Chapter III: Organs."). A person might argue, how do these international laws protect human rights for drug-addicted- mothers? The answer for this question lies in the foundation of these laws. Overtime, treaties are considering to address issues regarding social groups that require
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