“Family Equality”

The Rest of the Story

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Dear Friend, This summer the Supreme Court handed down a decision that will forever change the nature of our work at the Center for Bioethics and Culture. Now that same-sex marriage is allowed in all 50 states, the movement for “marriage equality” has shifted to a push for “family equality.” This is a game changer […]

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A Summer in Review

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It has been an eventful summer here at the CBC! In May, the International Campaign to Stop Surrogacy Now was launched, and CBC was an original signer of the Stop Surrogacy Now Statement. Stop Surrogacy Now is a truly international movement that has secured the support of an array of prominent international voices—more than 5,000 people from well […]

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Surrogacy and Same-Sex Marriage: A Tale of Two Countries

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As skeptics in Ireland feared and the naïve in the United States are now realizing, “marriage equality” inevitably leads to the push for “family equality” through third-party reproduction. Just days before Irish citizens voted in favor of same-sex marriage in May, a headline in the Independent warned: “surrogacy fears could sink ‘Yes’ campaign.” During the […]

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“Family Equality” Exploits Women as Breeders

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Dear Friend of the CBC, On Monday, I alerted you to the fact that law professor Douglas NeJaime believes that marriage equality must yield “family equality,” thanks to Justice Kennedy. On Tuesday and Wednesday, I warned that this would lead to the exploitation of women’s bodies through egg donation, and would have serious harms for […]

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