Article Title:Straight parents' suitability "never questioned"
Category:New Zealand Daily News
Author or News Staff
Published on:16th May 2003 - 12:00 pm
Story ID:1863
Text:The suitability of straight couples to conceive and raise children is never questioned, says an editorial in the Hawkes Bay Today newspaper. Commenting on the controversy surrounding a gay male couples application for ethics approval to have a surrogate child, the paper says "while some [people] wrestle with the philosophical and moral questions the gay couple`s hopes raise, the frightful damage wreaked on children that is sanctioned by the institution of conventional marriage remains impervious to prevention and treatment."    
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