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California Man.. Sperm Donations.. 14 Kids .. Feds order him to 'Zip it....'
cbs47 ^ | 12-19-11 | cakid1

Posted on 12/19/2011 4:08:05 PM PST by cakid1

California Man.. Sperm Donations.. 14 Kids .. Feds order him to 'Zip it...'

He's a one man sperm bank.. And the Feds want him to stop.

36-year old Trent Arsenault lives in Northern California.

So far he's "fathered" 14 kids and has four more on the way.

But now.. the FDA wants him to stop. They've ordered him to 'shut it down.'

Arsenault says he's fighting the order - but he could face a $100,000 fine.

" Trent Arsenault connects with local couples on his website, trentdonor.org.

(Excerpt) Read more at community.cbs47.tv ...


TOPICS: Chit/Chat
KEYWORDS: sperm

1 posted on 12/19/2011 4:08:08 PM PST by cakid1
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To: cakid1

lol.

Ok... what exactly is he doing that is illegal?


2 posted on 12/19/2011 4:09:12 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: GeronL

***Ok... what exactly is he doing that is illegal?***

Selling children?

Buy one sperm- bring your own egg - get one baby.


3 posted on 12/19/2011 4:12:13 PM PST by sodpoodle ( Newt - God has tested him for a reason..)
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To: GeronL

This is a strange one and the story doesn’t fill in a lot of blanks (pun). I assume this guy sells his sperm to women with infertile men, or same-sex partners? Or donates it?

Does he give the sperm to a clinic who then uses it to artificially inseminate? Or does he do the deed with these women?

Either way, can’t see what the FDA has to do with it. Perhaps they are afraid that a half-sister/brother combination will be attempted in the decades to come, purely by chance? It is theoretically possible. Do they still require blood tests for marriage?


4 posted on 12/19/2011 4:13:39 PM PST by monkeyshine
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To: cakid1

“Stop me before I sperm again!”


5 posted on 12/19/2011 4:15:58 PM PST by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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To: monkeyshine

I don’t know if they still care if its incest, these days anything seems to go.

/sarcasm


6 posted on 12/19/2011 4:16:45 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: cakid1
Sounds like free enterprise to me.

I wonder...

7 posted on 12/19/2011 4:17:22 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (FOREIGN AID: A transfer of money from poor people in rich countries to rich people in poor countries)
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To: GeronL
Ok... what exactly is he doing that is illegal?

Following the link to findlaw.com, it looks like the sperm must be tested to be distributed.

http://blogs.findlaw.com/legally_weird/2011/12/mans-free-sperm-donations-result-in-14-kids-angry-fda-letter.html?DCMP=NWL-pro_top

8 posted on 12/19/2011 4:17:33 PM PST by decimon
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
Sounds like free enterprise to me.

He gives it away.

9 posted on 12/19/2011 4:18:33 PM PST by decimon
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To: cakid1
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10 posted on 12/19/2011 4:19:21 PM PST by SkyDancer ("If You Want To Learn To Love Better, You Should Start With A Friend Who You Hate")
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To: GeronL

He’s fathering quite a few kids in the same area who wouldn’t know they share a father and could, potentially, mate. I doubt it’s illegal but it could be a problem later on.


11 posted on 12/19/2011 4:20:40 PM PST by HelloooClareece ("We make war that we may live in peace". Aristotle)
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To: cakid1

But the FDA didn’t say anything to this guy:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/chat/2700273/posts


12 posted on 12/19/2011 4:23:29 PM PST by labette ( Humble student of Thinkology)
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To: decimon

So, for this to be legal he just needs to have sex with these women?


13 posted on 12/19/2011 4:24:27 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: decimon
That's about as free enterprise as you can get.

Free as in "speech," AND free as in "beer."

14 posted on 12/19/2011 4:28:42 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (FOREIGN AID: A transfer of money from poor people in rich countries to rich people in poor countries)
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To: cakid1

Hasn’t this guy ever heard of Direct Deposit?


15 posted on 12/19/2011 4:29:56 PM PST by GreenHornet
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To: cakid1
I just saw this an episode of Law & Order SVU.

hope he didn't get too friendly with the kids...sperm donor lost a child support case because of it.

16 posted on 12/19/2011 4:30:21 PM PST by stylin19a (obama - "FREDO" smart)
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To: GeronL

“.. for this to be legal he just needs to have sex with these women?”

That’s what it sounds like to me. How many inter-city people have eight kids with eight different fathers? How many of these “fathers” have multiple children with multiple women? I guess where the emphasis right now is on sperm banks.


17 posted on 12/19/2011 4:31:10 PM PST by momtothree
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To: GeronL
So, for this to be legal he just needs to have sex with these women?

It does seem to be so.

18 posted on 12/19/2011 4:33:14 PM PST by decimon
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To: cakid1

If you’re going to spend all your time on the porn sites, might as well make a living of it.........


19 posted on 12/19/2011 4:33:37 PM PST by Hot Tabasco (Be good, Santa is coming)
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To: GeronL
this article gives more detail. He's giving sperm away for free without complying with FDA regulations. He's also costing regular artificial insemination outfits money.
20 posted on 12/19/2011 4:40:49 PM PST by PapaBear3625 (During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.)
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To: GeronL

Planned parenthood is losing money?


21 posted on 12/19/2011 4:41:28 PM PST by MaxMax
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To: cakid1

No more yankey his wankey.


22 posted on 12/19/2011 4:48:23 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (If Newt Gingrich is a Reliable Conservative, Joe Biden is a member of MENSA)
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To: PapaBear3625

THere are guys in the ghettoes who give it away free so is the FDA going after them? Good luck FDAers and where should we send your bodies?


23 posted on 12/19/2011 4:51:46 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: cakid1

Geeze, since when are the Feds the tube glue police?


24 posted on 12/19/2011 4:52:14 PM PST by bobby.223
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To: PapaBear3625

LOL!!! The Feds met with him, “In my bedroom (???) and they gave me a ‘cease manufacturing’ order”!!!


25 posted on 12/19/2011 4:59:16 PM PST by bobby.223
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To: PapaBear3625
He's also costing regular artificial insemination outfits money.

What's the process here? If he isn't having relations with the women, then isn't there a doctor or clinic involved to put seed and egg together? Or is he just running a 'cup and a turkey baster' type operation?

26 posted on 12/19/2011 5:03:36 PM PST by monkeyshine
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To: HelloooClareece
-——He’s fathering quite a few kids in the same area who would’t know they share a father and could, potentially, mate. I doubt it’s illegal but it could be a problem later on.-——

I have purposed this exact problem will occur in black communities where women have multiple children by multiple man..... I can easily see half siblings having children and not even have a clue they are blood related.... I whole generation of black Prince Charles ....

27 posted on 12/19/2011 5:13:12 PM PST by Popman (Obama is God's curse upon the land....)
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To: GeronL

Wonder if he could be forced to pay child support for those children...name should not have been made public...another person that doesn’t look ahead to possible consequences in this day and age..


28 posted on 12/19/2011 6:05:36 PM PST by goat granny
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To: GreenHornet
Hasn’t this guy ever heard of Direct Deposit?

Now that's funny.

29 posted on 12/19/2011 6:06:28 PM PST by JakeS (This would be a good time to read John chapter three 1-21)
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To: Popman
I have purposed this exact problem will occur in black communities where women have multiple children by multiple man..... I can easily see half siblings having children and not even have a clue they are blood related....

That explains a lot.

30 posted on 12/19/2011 6:10:56 PM PST by JakeS (This would be a good time to read John chapter three 1-21)
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To: goat granny
Wonder if he could be forced to pay child support for those children...name should not have been made public...another person that doesn’t look ahead to possible consequences in this day and age.

The answer is yes. Regardless of any prior contractual agreement between a known male sperm donor and a female recipient, the welfare of the child has been and continues to be the overriding concern in any court regarding child support, whether or not the sperm donor waived parental rights, and regardless of involvement in the child's life or no involvement. The sperm donor is on the hook legally if the mother decides to pursue it, if he is known.

31 posted on 12/19/2011 6:12:36 PM PST by RegulatorCountry
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To: goat granny

That would be an awesome disincentive


32 posted on 12/19/2011 6:46:43 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: PapaBear3625
He's also costing regular artificial insemination outfits money.

Ah, that's the issue then.

33 posted on 12/19/2011 6:53:54 PM PST by Lurker (The avalanche has begun. The pebbles no longer have a vote.)
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To: GeronL

If he worked 24 hours a day, he could not make enough money to support 14 kids...yikes...I would say he should zip it up now that his name is known....celebrity is not always good...:O)


34 posted on 12/19/2011 7:20:30 PM PST by goat granny
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To: goat granny

14+4 on the way

The guy needs a compound in Utah


35 posted on 12/19/2011 7:24:13 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: fieldmarshaldj
No more yankey his wankey.


The Donger need FOOD!

36 posted on 12/20/2011 6:20:11 AM PST by JRios1968 (I'm guttery and trashy, with a hint of lemon. - Laz)
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To: JRios1968

I was waiting for somebody to get the ref. ;-D


37 posted on 12/20/2011 9:19:27 AM PST by fieldmarshaldj (If Newt Gingrich is a Reliable Conservative, Joe Biden is a member of MENSA)
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To: fieldmarshaldj
It's a CLASSIC!
38 posted on 12/20/2011 9:36:08 AM PST by JRios1968 (I'm guttery and trashy, with a hint of lemon. - Laz)
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To: Popman

The incidence of birth defects for unrelated couples is 0.00013, in other words 13 out of one hundred thousand. The incidence of birth defects for a pairing of brother and sister is 0.00015 or 15 out of one hundred thousand. serious genetic complications start showing up in the forth generation of inbreeding siblings, the seventh generation of inbreeding first cousins.

Keep in mind that every last one of us are cousins to one degree or another.


39 posted on 12/20/2011 12:29:08 PM PST by W. W. SMITH (Obama is an instrument of enslavement)
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To: W. W. SMITH
Thanks for the stats.... I would have thought they would have been much higher

Of course your point about inbreeding to the fourth generation tells us what the hell is wrong with a lot of Islam...

I still say it would be one hell of a surprise to find out during a juneteenth celebration you are hooking up with your half sibling....just saying...

40 posted on 12/20/2011 2:41:18 PM PST by Popman (Obama is God's curse upon the land....)
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