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Children of surrogate parents urge ban on the practice

June 17, 2014

A group representing children who were conceived and/or borne by surrogate parents is pushing for restraints on the practice.

Jessica Kern, who represents the group, explains why she cannot feel grateful for the circumstances of her birth. "When the only reason why you're in this world is a big fat paycheck, it's degrading."


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  • Posted by: feedback - Jun. 18, 2014 11:09 AM ET USA

    What a novel idea: human kids are so unlike pets!

  • Posted by: nix898049 - Jun. 17, 2014 6:09 PM ET USA

    So is life started in a petrie dish but who would ever give that viewpoint a second thought these days. Life as commodity anyone?