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Florida judge permits 3 names on birth certificate

Catholic World News - February 13, 2013

Following a legal battle, a Miami-Dade county judge has agreed that three names should appear on a one-year-old girl’s birth certificate: both members of a lesbian couple and the sperm donor who fathered the child.

“They wanted me to be the father of the baby, because they liked me and my look and how I am Italian,” said the father, who is also a homosexual. “I am the father and I have visitation, but legally speaking they are the parents, but that does not exclude me from [the girl’s] activities or major decisions.”

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  • Posted by: unum - Feb. 14, 2013 8:28 AM ET USA

    Our country no longer has the rule of law. Instead we have the "rule of judicial egos". The corruption of the judiciary is just one more example of the cost of an immoral culture where citizens fail to reign in their egos and baser instincts because they are unaware of the consequences for themselves and for the country. But, the Catholic bishops are too busy lobbying the government to speak out on the immoral behavior of government. "And Jesus wept ..."

  • Posted by: hartwood01 - Feb. 13, 2013 10:07 PM ET USA

    Oh,that little girl will surely have an identity crisis! There are no limits to the selfishness of some people.

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