Re: What the Hell? Australia moves to bar single women from conceiving through in vitro fertilization

From: Michael S. Lorrey (
Date: Tue Aug 01 2000 - 15:28:54 MDT

Of course. In Australia, it is Parliament that is the sovereign, not the
individual. I won't change the subject, but this is what one should expect from
a government that no longer has anything to fear from the wrath of its subjects.

Terry Donaghe wrote:
> "This issue involves overwhelmingly, in the opinion of the government, the
> right of children in our society to have the expectation, other things being
> equal, of the affection and the care of both a mother and a father," Prime
> Minister John Howard said.
> I think the key phrase here is "in the opinion of the government." Screw
> the opinions of individuals - especially those of women.
> Is there more to this story than meets the eye? This sounds extremely
> insane.
> 9-0,00.html
> Terry Donaghe:
> Your source for emerging technology news.
> Try and open your mind.

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