Skip to comments.Same-sex custody battle could change Florida law
Posted on 03/04/2012 9:25:41 AM PST by Libloather
Same-sex custody battle could change Florida law
By JAMES L. ROSICA
The Associated Press
9:46 a.m. Sunday, March 4, 2012
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. A custody battle in Florida between two lesbians could fuel the growing national debate over the definition of motherhood.
It also might force state lawmakers to reconsider a 19-year-old law regarding the rights of sperm and egg donors.
The women, now in their 30s and known in court papers only by their initials, were both law enforcement officers in Florida. One partner donated an egg that was fertilized and implanted in the other. That woman gave birth in 2004, nine years into their relationship.
But the Brevard County couple separated two years later, and the birth mother eventually left Florida with the child without telling her former lover. The woman who donated the egg and calls herself the biological mother finally tracked them down in Australia with the help of a private detective.
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The possible fathers had no comment.
Have they set up a trust fund to pay for the kid’s future mental health problems?
I wonder why there are so many dyke cops...
After watching a few jail programs on NGC, I am also beginning to wonder if the dyke cops only arrest dyke women, and if prisons only hire dyke women...
And this is why the church says IVF is a bad idea and there are other, ethical ways for couples to have children.
O, what a tangled web we weave, When first we practice to conceive
Why should we allow a “custody battle” to change the law?
Lawmakers should be makng laws, not courts
“The possible fathers had no comment.”
Thanks for the best laugh so far today.
The child will become president of the United States in 2060 and will exhibit the same broken home childhood issues that President Obama does.
I understand totally the IDEA of IVF, to help a mom with systemic issues that prevent her from achieving fertilization of her eggs by her husbands sperm, with means that help her achieve fertilzation of her eggs with her husbands sperm.
Everything else with regard to IVF gives me moral qualms.
And those who are unable to make the cut to become police officers join the TSA.
I wonder if any LEIN checks were done on the woman in Austrailia?
The donor female wanted to play the father in this relationship and desired their “marriage” to be accorded equal treatment under the law. Therefore, she should revel in the treatment she is receiving. Welcome to fatherhood, baby. To make your experience complete, fork over 1/3 of your gross salary to your ex-partner. And good luck with visitation.
As the old commercial said, “It’s not right to fool Mother Nature”.
What a freakin’ mess we’ve become.
GAAAH! you’re right ><
And then there’s Janet Lesbitano.
Amen. Alas, it's not what the secular world wants to hear so instead we get cases like this, and it happens with heterosexual couples too.
“Ultimately, the state Supreme Court may have to wrestle with Judge Monaco’s closing sentences: “We still ought to come to grips with what is best for the child. Here, having two parents is better than one.””
With all respect due to Queer Nation and their plague of lawyers, a case can be made that a (arguably, ‘The’ ) higher court has already considered this whole subject and the decision was that such persons are “abominations”.
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