The more we remove reproduction from the normal way of having babies, the more complicated things become. Now, a court is to decide what happens to embryos after a couple splits–as if they are mere property. From the UPI story:
An estranged Illinois couple are battling in court over the future of frozen embryos they created before they broke up. Dr. Karla Dunston wants a biological child, the Chicago Tribune reported Wednesday. Her ex-boyfriend, Jacob Szafranski, a nurse, said forcing him into parenthood without consent would violate his rights, even though Dunston has said she does not expect financial help or any other assistance.
I would point out:
But good grief. What are we doing, folks?