Surrogate Mom refuses to abort, files suit challenging constitutionality of California’s surrogacy law

By Dave Andrusko A little over two weeks ago we posted on two women who have refused to abort babies they are carrying as surrogates: Melissa Cook and Brittneyrose Torres. Cook had entered in a contract in which she would be paid $33,000 to carry a baby conceived through IVF using a 50-year-old Georgia man’s …

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“They are human beings,” says surrogate mother who refuses to “selectively abort” one of three triplets

By Dave Andrusko A newspaper column and a post at Bionews.org today reminded me that I have failed to keep our NRL News Today audience up to date on two women who have refused to abort babies they are carrying as surrogates. The cases are both eerily similar and complicated, but there several common denominators. …

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US surrogates with triplets pressured to abort

By Michael Cook Editor’s note. The following is excerpted from bioedge.org and reprinted with permission. Two surrogate mothers who are pregnant with triplets are being pressured by the prospective fathers to abort one of the babies. California woman Melissa Cook, 47, told her story to the New York Post. She claims that the father, from Georgia, …

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Pro-Life Perspective : Surrogate Offered $10K to Abort

By Carol Tobias, President National Right to Life The headline on the powerful CNN story tells a terrible story—“Surrogate offered $10,000 to abort baby—the subhead tells us about her quandry–“A surrogate’s unimaginable dilemma”—but it not until we are well into Senior Medical Correspondent Elizabeth Cohen’s story that we learn that Crystal Kelley did the right …

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