Millennial writer Christopher White has a new article at Crux. He writes:
Fast forward to today, and we see another tragic commercialization of mothers that strikes at the heart of what it means to be a mom. The rise of the global industry of surrogate motherhood has forever changed the idea of motherhood, by slapping a price tag on it and pushing it to the market….
The practice has since evolved into to global multi-billion dollar enterprise, where eggs, sperm, and wombs can be placed for sale, and science can replace sex.
In the United States, there’s a patchwork of laws surrounding the practice: in some states it’s sanctioned, in others it’s illegal, and in most the law is silent. While many European countries and Canada have bans on the practice, areas in the third world have emerged as hot-spots for westerners to outsource their pregnancies at a fraction of the cost.
You can read the full article here.