Confirmed now in three separate articles. Thanks to svmadelyn for finding all of these.
From the first article:
As it the draft of the new law reads now, an intended parent "who
knowingly or willingly participates in an artificial reproduction
procedure" without court approval, "commits unauthorized
reproduction, a Class B misdemeanor." The criminal charges will be
the same for physicians who commit "unauthorized practice of
About that paragraph? I mean, the whole article is an atrocity against pretty much every single thing I believe in. But.
Does anyone, besides me, who fucked and gave birth well outside the holy bonds of matrimony, just have to stop and read that one again? Just to *see* if you read it right the first time? Just to take it in a second, and mull all the ways that can be interpreted. All the ways that it can be *used*.
You know, I don't think this can be passed, even in Bush's America. But what worries me? Is that it's been *drafted*.
I wonder if single parents are next.