Surrogate mothering depends on treating procreation, an activity traditionally viewed as an integral aspect of family life (and family law), as a service to be purchased in the marketplace and governed by the rules of contract law. Thus surrogacy forces us to confront the differences between two of our most fundamental institutions-the family and the market.
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Areen, Judith C., "Baby M Reconsidered" (1988). Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works. Paper 1439.