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  •  As I see it, they had two opportunities. (2+ / 0-)
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    kscatlvr2001, marykk

    They could have solicited the "donation" through an agency that does these. At which point it really would have been a donation, and he would have no status as a biological father.

    But I'm guessing they didn't want to pay fees. I'm not very sympathetic to people whose excuse is "it cost too much".

    Then, they could have started adoption proceedings by the second lesbian, which would have required the man to relinquish his parental rights. We can assume that he'd be willing, given the circumstances. This would have the added benefit of making the other woman the child's "second mother".

    They did not do this either. I suspect rather strongly that the excuse is again "it costs too much".

    This isn't a story of the big bad evil state of Kansas screwing with people for shits and giggles, this is the case of dumbass Craigslist turkey baster sperm donations and people who willfully and foolishly ignored well-established law.

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