The Pros And Cons Of Designer Babies

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As the world progresses in technology, we become more and more advanced as a society. With advances in a society comes new technologies and changes to the human race. One of the new things that have come up in the last few years is editing to human embryos. Another more common name this technique may be known by is, designer babies. Designer babies are babies who, as embryos were changed genetically in order to save them from a disease that they could have gotten, or to change their physical characteristics.
God has given us the gift to be able to create humans. Each and every human that comes to this earth was “created in the image of God”. We were created to be, and look the way God wanted us to because He has a plan in place for each of His children. Through editing genes in order to make a child look better, you violate what God has created because you believe that you have something better in mind. In the Proclamation to the World it says, “All human beings—male and female—are created in the image of God. Each is a beloved spirit son or daughter of heavenly parents, and, as such, each has a divine nature and destiny. Gender is an essential characteristic of mortal, pre mortal and eternal existence”. By creating designer babies, you violate what this statement says. Some couples choose to edit the genes of an embryo in order to be able to have a girl or a boy. They think they’ve had too many of one gender and they want the other one, so they go in and change the
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