Kids caught in gay splits: Inseminated mother disputes ex-partner’s shared custody

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May 24, 2010


"Madison Smith has two mothers - or at least two women willing to hire a small army of lawyers to establish or slap down maternity claims.

"...Camilla Taylor, a senior staff attorney for Lambda Legal, an advocacy group for gays, said Ohio law recognizes the parental rights of people who have no biological relationship with a child.

"'A disturbing number of biological parents are asking the high court or intermediate courts in Ohio to revisit laws that protect children and the rights of nonbiological parents in Ohio,' Taylor said."