The abortion debate has taught us that children have rights that need to be respected and protected even if they are unwanted. The surrogacy debate tell us that children have rights that need to be respected and protected even if they are greatly wanted.read more
Rapid changes in reproductive technologies combined with the redefinition of marriage have resulted in more and more children intentionally denied a relationship with one or both of their biological parents. Meanwhile, the media claims that “all kids need is love.” A...read more
On Friday, TV host Andy Cohen announced that he was going to be a dad. “Tonight, I want you to be the first to know that after many years of careful deliberation, a fair amount of prayers and the benefit of science — if all goes according to plan in about six weeks...read more
Originally posted at The Federalist A new short documentary, “#BigFertility: It’s All About the Money,” exposes the seedy underbelly of an industry that produces custom-order babies by exploiting vulnerable women. The 45-minute film from the Center for Bioethics and...read more
Did you know that Them Before Us is the only organization solely devoted to defending a child's right to their mother and father? We are doing what has never been done- giving children a voice in the culture and the courtroom so that adult desires no longer dominate...read more
(Originally published at LifeSite) I knew nothing about Robbie Williams and Ayda Field before reading the article “Robbie Williams and Ayda Field welcome surrogate baby.” But from the headline I already knew one thing about their new baby, Colette (Coco) Josephine...read more
We got the following comment from "Jay" on our post, Stories of Donor-Conceived Kids with Gay Parents- Why "family break-up" doesn't explain their struggles." Hi I’m a guy, 15 I grew up in a small town where everyone including me was conservative. I have two lesbian...read more
Greetings, Mr. Rubin. First of all, let me say that I’m a bonafide IDW groupie. I am a dogged consumer of the Rubin Report, Ben Shapiro is the soundtrack to my dinner prep (mostly so my kids can hear the “other side” of whatever they were fed at school that day) and...read more
(Originally published at The Federalist) Every now and then you come across an article that perfectly illustrates how grossly adult-centric the debate surrounding family has become — to the exclusion of the rights and needs of children. In her article “I Had To Get A...read more
This week the twitterverse celebrated the arrival of baby Robert Ray Black-Daley via surrogacy. Baby Robert was conceived using donor eggs and the sperm of either Tom Daley or Dustin Black. From the pregnancy announcement, to the surprise baby shower to their...read more
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