Surrogacy: No Laughing Matter

Apr 16, 2018 by

by Jennifer Lahl, Public Discourse: Surrogacy is no April Fools’ joke. It’s no laughing matter at all. It’s a big business that exploits, uses, abuses, preys on, and commodifies women. It turns children into products to be designed, selected, and purchased, while it profits handsomely. And it is...

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Washington State to ‘Monetize Wombs,’ Legalize ‘Baby Selling,’ Redefine ‘Parent’

Mar 2, 2018 by

by Brandon Showalter, Christian Post: Washington state is set to legalize commercial surrogacy, a move children’s rights advocates say amounts to the selling of babies, bases the definition of a parent on “intent,” and opens avenues for child abuse and other horrors. Just before...

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The Tom Daley and Dustin Black baby

Feb 16, 2018 by

by David Robertson: The media could hardly contain their excitement as they breathlessly announced that Tom Daley and his partner Dustin Black are ‘having a baby’.  Conveniently ignoring that the statement  is of course a nonsensical post-truth alternative fact.    Two men cannot have a baby. What...

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The suffering of surrogacy: A veteran feminist spells it out

Jan 15, 2018 by

by Selena Ewing, MercatorNet: What do Jimmy Fallon, Lucy Liu, Sarah Jessica Parker, Neil Patrick Harris, and Ricky Martin have in common? They all bought babies via surrogacy. You might have seen them in glossy women’s magazines. Of course the women who bore the babies are nowhere to be seen; they...

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Contract Pregnancies Exposed: Surrogacy Contracts Don’t Protect Surrogate Mothers and Their Children

Nov 3, 2017 by

by Jennifer Lahl, Public Discourse: The United States currently has a hodge-podge of state-level legislation regulating surrogacy. High-profile disputes over surrogate pregnancies demonstrate this is not a workable solution. Regulating surrogacy does not protect women and children. It only...

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Surrogacy Reaches the Supreme Court

Sep 25, 2017 by

by Kathleen Sloan, Public Discourse: Surrogacy is out of control in the United States. All those who care about justice, the Constitution, and human rights must fervently hope that the Supreme Court will decide to hear this case. An egregious surrogacy case has been filed with America’s highest...

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