As Ireland approaches election time, there is buzz amidst surrounding surrogacy law. At this time, surrogacy is not legally protected in Ireland – and although there isn’t speculation that movement on this issue will happen before the election, the issue is certainly on the radar. Some in opposition of same-sex marriage are bundling up the issue of surrogacy law within their dissent – Even though surrogacy does not primarily benefit same sex couples. The same rhetoric that has been spewed against LGBTQ people for other rights is being spewed here – Supporting “traditional family values,” means keeping those radical queers from reproducing. (I’m not bitter I promise)
There are a number of complications when considering the ethics of surrogacy far beyond
Here is an interesting piece about this issue and some other complications being discussed at this decisive time.
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