That's what I said, 'One can have two gay parents, but not two moms or two dads.'
Meanwhile while trying to address the sex of each parents and not the orientation, President Obama had to make reference to gay parents in light of the massive fall out of father absence in children's lives.
From NBC Chicago
Now, that starts at home. There’s no more important ingredient for success, nothing that would be more important for us reducing violence than strong, stable families -- which means we should do more to promote marriage and encourage fatherhood. (Applause.) Don’t get me wrong -- as the son of a single mom, who gave everything she had to raise me with the help of my grandparents, I turned out okay. (Applause and laughter.) But -- no, no, but I think it’s -- so we’ve got single moms out here, they’re heroic in what they’re doing and we are so proud of them. (Applause.) But at the same time, I wish I had had a father who was around and involved. Loving, supportive parents -- and, by the way, that’s all kinds of parents -- that includes foster parents, and that includes grandparents, and extended families; it includes gay or straight parents. (Applause.)
Do you think children who are raised without a mother or a father, ask the same question? Do you think they are content if there happens to be another person of the same (or opposite) sex is adequate enough, not to wish to have other biological present to love them? Notice that President Obama didn't include step-parents?
Meanwhile in denying children the right to both parents department...
Petitioner is a medical doctor licensed to practice medicine in Massachusetts. At all relevant times, his sperm count and motility were found to be within normal limits. Dr, Magdalin wanted to father children using the latest in medical technology. There was his sperm which feritlized an egg from an anonymous donor. Then there is the “gestational carrier”. Dr. Magdalin went through the process in 2005 and 2006. He spent over $70,000 which he wanted to deduct as a medical expense. He used as a precedent PLR 200318017.
We live in a world where it is illegal to have sex for pay, whether it be pleasure or for the outcome of a child. Both are human trafficking and exploit women and children. This doctor is making the argument that because penal-vaginal intercourse creates children, it discriminates against his right to be a father.
All about his wants, and nothing about the needs of the children. Why does our state allow this to occur in the fertility industry to deny children access to their biological kin, because the adult has more right to wanting a child? Yet at the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families, we wouldn't never do this by law. A child has a right to their mother and father, to be identified and seeking out all possible relationships by kin, is the obligation of the law.