Some people believe that gender selection for non-medical reasons
raises serious moral, legal, and social issues. The principal
concerns are that the practice of gender selection will
distort the natural male to female ratio leading
to a gender imbalance and
- reinforce discriminatory and sexist
stereotypes towards women by devaluing females.
Other people think that it could be unethical only to
offer a method of sperm sorting to select the sex of the
On the other hand, some people are really concerned in what
they consider the illegal art of discarding "potential
babies" or the unnecessary creation of more embryos
for fertility treatments than is needed. In fact, the statements
of such ethicist dueling make an individual an "ethicist"
agreeing and disagreeing with any of them.