Lesbian Lawmaker in Utah is Surrogate for 2 Gay Men

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    Lesbian Lawmaker in Utah Carries Baby for 2 Gay Men

    Saturday , January 09, 2010
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    SALT LAKE CITY —
    Rep. Christine Johnson will serve an additional role when the Utah Legislature convenes this month. The lesbian lawmaker announced she's a surrogate mother, carrying a baby for two gay men.


    Johnson, D-Salt Lake City, said she decided to become artificially impregnated with sperm from one of the men after the two close friends expressed frustration over the difficulty of adopting a child.

    Utah law prohibits unmarried couples from adopting and does not recognize gay marriage.

    Johnson, 41, who has a 17-year-old daughter from a two-year marriage, is four months pregnant and expecting on June 21.

    "I can very much empathize with their desire to become parents and share their lives with and open their hearts to a child," Johnson told the Salt Lake Tribune. "I'm immeasurably grateful to be a mother."

    Johnson offered to be a surrogate at no cost to save the Salt Lake County men the prohibitive cost of hiring one — as much as $100,000.

    The men, who were married in California when gay marriage was legal, will pick up the medical costs.

    Lesbian Lawmaker in Utah Carries Baby for 2 Gay Men - Local News | News Articles | National News | US News - FOXNews.com
     
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    There are just so many things wrong here on so many levels.
     
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    But you don't elucidate.......
     
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    Clarify.
     
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    The only thing i see wrong is that Fox news choose to make a big deal out of this
     
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    Children growing up in a homo house is the worst form of child abuse.

    Saddly, they will never be normal or mentally stable.
     
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    Unlike the other form of child abuse, when a Muslin Father straps a bomb to his child
     
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    Stop the presses! This is clearly important news! :rolleyes:
     
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    If she is the surogate mother, who is the actual mother?
     

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