Perhaps you’ve heard about the lesbian who is suing the sperm bank because her daughter is defective. She’s white, but she was sent sperm from a black donor. The child is mixed race. So there’s a lawsuit. The lesbian parents say that it is stressful having to raise a mixed race child in a predominately white community. They complain that it is difficult to find a place to get their daughter a decent haircut.
Kevin D. Williamson has a piece about the situation over at NRO.
Nothing in the modern world has contributed to the devaluation of women as pitilessly as has the reduction of motherhood to the status of a take-out order of ovum foo young, and yet nothing is held so sacred by feminists. I cannot imagine that when the early feminists wrote about the “commodification of women” that they ever imagined it would get so literal, with product warranties and all.
Read the whole thing.