The Risk of the Recalcitrant Surrogate Mother; Brecht and Solomon
Would that Mary Beth Whitehead Gould,'' she lamented, ''were as truly loving a mother as her biblical predecessor.'' I have rarely seen so cruel (though unwitting) an application of the idea that eternal moral truths can be recovered from a culture's myths.
Surrogate mother goes against trend in conservative states
"The Bible is pretty silent on that issue ... According to Kansas law, paying the surrogate mother more than medical expenses, legal fees and living expenses is a felony. Another Kansas law states legal maternity can be established by "proof of (the ...
Genetic parents get temporary custody of baby in battle with surrogate mother
SANTA ANA, Calif. -- In an arrangement that was likened to the biblical tale of King Solomon, surrogate mother Anna L. Johnson tearfully agreed yesterday to temporarily surrender custody of the baby she bore to the infertile couple who hired her.
Surrogate mother 'holding couple ransom with unborn baby'
In an affidavit presented to a judge at KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Durban, the wife, who is unnamed to protect the identity of the baby, argues that because none of the surrogate mother's genetic material was used in the fertilisation process, she has ...
Baby M and the Question of Surrogate Motherhood
You could say that the surrogate mother ... Hagar’s child, the Bible says, gave rise to a great nation. The Stern-Whitehead child gave rise to a great nation’s continuing debate over genetics and ethics. As for Baby M herself, you may be wondering ...