Surrogate Mother Who Refused to Abort Child Flees State to Keep Couple From Taking Custody
CNN recently reported a story of a woman who defied the demands of a couple to abort the baby that she was carrying for them as a surrogate. The woman’s name ... carrying the child is recognized as the mother under the law. After contemplating the ...
O.C. Couple Who Used Surrogate Ruled Parents
SANTA ANA — In a ruling that redefines the legal rights and responsibilities of some California parents, a state appeals court declared Tuesday that a couple who hired a surrogate mother to bear ... also referred to the Bible and the dilemma King Solomon ...
The Reproductive Technology of Surrogate Mothers
Since biblical times, traditional surrogates -- who are the biological mothers of the child they carry -- have conceived babies for other women. Today, it's legally less complicated to create a child genetically unrelated to the surrogate mother ...
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 ...
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.