Re: SURROGACY AND THE IDENTITYRITES SUBMISSION
It has been brought to my attention that a position we took in our paper may be used to increase adoptions through surrogacy, and that was not our intention. I would like to add further information.
This is in regards to the answer we gave under the point of same sex and single sex parents. We included a paragraph about surrogacy, which we now believe should be treated separately to the Adoption Act. What we said about same sex and single sex relations in paragraphs 1 and 2 remain our position.
In paragraph 3 we said ‘We assume ‘adoption’ laws will be needed to give these children some identifying information, even if it is false’ (pg.9 of our original submission). I now believe this assumption is wrong and shortsighted.
We do not support adoptions. Nor do we support surrogacy.
- There is enough evidence of…
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