January 31st, 2007, 03:14 PM #1
Custody Battle Over Frozen Enbryos
What do you think? Does the mother have the right to continue with the pregancy? I think she does, especially since she said he would be free from responsibilty toward the children, financially, etc. Plenty of men get women pregnant and are left to raise them on their own.... why not let her, if that's her choice?
Augusta and Randy Roman were once a happy couple, but like so many marriages, theirs ended in divorce. In the middle of the battle wasn’t three children, but three embryos they created together. Right now, the embroyos remain on ice while Augusta and Randy battle it out in court. At stake is whether these embryos will survive.
At age 40, Augusta believed that in vitro fertilization was her last chance to have the baby. Thirteen eggs had been harvested from her ovarian follicles. Combined in the lab with Randy's sperm, six of the eggs had become viable embryos, which were to be implanted in her uterus the next morning. Ten hours before Augusta Roman's in vitro fertilization appointment at the Center of Reproductive Medicine in Webster, Texas, her husband announced that he had changed his mind.
The Roman v. Roman embryo-custody is moving its way through the legal system. The arguments that divided the Romans hang in the air in a debate that affects a growing number of women. The question, does Augusta Roman's desire to bring these embryos to term transcend Randy Roman's change of heart about becoming a father? Augusta insists they are children, offspring she has a maternal duty to protect.
January 31st, 2007, 07:47 PM #2
Another excellent reason not to donate sperm too.
January 31st, 2007, 07:53 PM #3
- Join Date
- Oct 2001
- inside the Beltway
- Blog Entries
February 1st, 2007, 11:26 AM #4
- Join Date
- Mar 2002
- almost Virginia
- Blog Entries
don't be too sure of it. all it takes is one court case and poof your sperm dontation becomes a child support payment. Probably wont happen but not quite in the realm of impossibility.
On topic though I think this guy stands a good chance of becoming responsible for these kids if mom falls on hard times.
February 1st, 2007, 12:48 PM #5
February 1st, 2007, 02:55 PM #6
Users Browsing this Thread
There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)
By ajjob5 in forum General Tech DiscussionReplies: 2Last Post: November 1st, 2004, 01:03 PM
By RayH in forum IMO CommunityReplies: 0Last Post: May 31st, 2004, 08:35 AM
By chech626 in forum General Gaming DiscussionReplies: 12Last Post: April 13th, 2004, 10:15 AM
By Cruez in forum IMO CommunityReplies: 44Last Post: February 8th, 2002, 10:43 AM
By ocit in forum Applications and Operating SystemsReplies: 4Last Post: November 26th, 2001, 12:14 AM