Why We Really Can’t Celebrate Both Surrogacy and Mother’s Day

Originally published at The Daily Signal When it comes to motherhood, our cultural stream produces both salt water and fresh water: We declare mothers to be irreplaceable in one breath, and say that mothers are completely optional in the next. While the nation was...

Texas Custody Case Pits Father Against (Deceased) Mother’s Boyfriend

Imagine: You and a woman have a daughter together. The relationship doesn’t work out, you break up/divorce and custody of your daughter is split between the two of you 50/50.  Seems reasonable so far, right? Honestly this probably describes the state of childhood for...

Why Child Abuse Is More Likely In Polyamorous Homes Like The Woman With Four Boyfriends

Originally published at The Federalist A few months back, the media celebrated 20-year-old Tory Ojeda, a pregnant woman with four live-in boyfriends. In December, multiple outlets covered the five-some’s open relationship, dismissing opponents with “LOVE DON’T JUDGE.”...
Why Embryo Adoption Damages Children’s Rights

Why Embryo Adoption Damages Children’s Rights

(Originally published at The Federalist) A Colorado couple recently gave birth to a baby boy who was not genetically related to either parent, and they were elated. A few months earlier, another couple gave birth to twins who were not genetically related to either...

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Giving Tuesday!

Giving Tuesday!

2019 was a huge year for Them Before Us. Here's a just a taste of what we accomplished: Presented at Trinity Law School Human Rights Conference Collaborated with the Colson Center on their new educational platform Changed the hearts of the Czech people with this viral...

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Factory-ordered babies? Not on our watch.

Factory-ordered babies? Not on our watch.

The future of artificial wombs got a bump this week as one Dutch researcher received nearly $3M to develop a prototype aimed at helping babies born premature. Do I want preemies to have a better shot at life because of this technology? Yes I do. But let’s be real. The...

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This Gay Dad Lost Custody of His Own Kids. His Case Matters for All Children.

This Gay Dad Lost Custody of His Own Kids. His Case Matters for All Children.

What will happen if the Supreme Court takes this case, rules against Frank, and “intent to parent” becomes an acceptable basis for parenthood across the land? First, parental rights will be threatened as the state will gain power to override the claims of parents to their children. Second, and even more terrifying, children will be considered commodities to be awarded to whichever adult has the money and means to acquire them—their rights, identity, and safety be damned.

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A Child-Centric Approach To Public Policy

A Child-Centric Approach To Public Policy

(Originally published at NC Family Policy Council) Have you ever been accused of bigotry for your support of traditional marriage?  Yeah, me too.  In fact it was that very accusation in 2012, from both Facebook friends and the media at large that finally made this...

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