West Coast University
9 May 2013
My Sister’s Keeper Cloning is a controversial topic to where most people who argue about it, definitely do not agree with each other’s opinions. “My Sister’s Keeper” is a movie where one child, Anna, is conceived solely so her older sister Kate can fight leukemia. Once Anna reaches a certain age, she realizes what has been happening to her and refuses to go through with anything else by suing her mother. Throughout the movie, this situation tears the family apart and members of the family are heartbroken but it ultimately helps decide the outcome of what should happen (Cassavetes, 2009). In the movie “My Sister’s Keeper”, a girl named Kate is
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At this age, Anna was able to comprehend what was happening to her and why, and even though she did want to help her sister fight leukemia, she and her sister Kate were tired of fighting. Anna stuck by Kate’s side throughout the entire situation, as Kate was the person who encouraged Anna. She told Anna to hire a lawyer and fight for medical emancipation from her parents since she was never before allowed to state her consent. Kate had been completely accepting of her because she was tired of fighting and she knew it was coming. The ethical implications from the nurses are that they continued to do their job despite their opinions in what they thought was right or wrong. Even if the nurse did not agree with what the family was doing, they still had a job to do; deontology. Cloning is a huge ethical and moral issue to the point where not everybody can agree on the same thing. In the movie, all the mother was trying to do was save her first born child from dying but did not realize the kind of physical pain she was also putting her other daughter in. This ethical dilemma created many problems within the family and until Kate eventually died from leukemia, the fighting had stopped and the Anna had gotten what she and her sister had finally wished for; peace.
Cassavetes, N. (Director) (2009). My sister's keeper