This Comment will examine fetal tissue research as it relates to the issue of abortion. First, the Comment discusses the current status of fetal tissue research. Second, the Comment looks at the influence of abortion on fetal tissue research, including constitutional and ethical issues. Third, the Comment examines the future of fetal tissue research. Finally, this Comment will conclude that the attitudes, opinions and laws concerning abortion will play a major role in determining the future of fetal tissue research.
Angela M. Skerrett, Fetal Tissue Research and Abortion: Do They Have a Future Together?, 13 Campbell L. Rev. 81 (1990).