In the News / October 29, 2006

In the News: 10/29/06

LA Times
Ready to be dads, but they’re going to need help – For a baby of their own, David and Chad will have to draw on science, the law, their families — and most of all, each other. This story details the quest of a gay couple to craft a genetically preferable child.

Parents-to-be face legal maze – Gays and lesbians attempting to produce children through artificial means confront a legal landscape as varied as the 50 states. Legal relationships involving surrogates, egg donors and gay parents sit tenuously at the nexus of two highly charged and underdeveloped areas of the law — gay rights and assisted reproductive technology (ART).

The Tennessean

Chomp champ sets world-record pace – CHATTANOOGA — Japanese eating champion Takeru Kobayashi won his third straight Krystal hamburger-eating contest Saturday, setting a new world record in the process.

USA Today

NBC rejects TV ads for Dixie Chicks film – A film company said Friday that NBC wouldn’t accept an advertisement for Shut Up & Sing, a movie about the fuss created by Dixie Chick Natalie Maines’ comment that she was ashamed President Bush was a fellow Texan.

Washington Post

Gay Couples’ Adopted Kids May Be Baptized, Catholic Draft Says – Children adopted by gay couples may be baptized in the Roman Catholic Church, even though the church does not support such adoptions, calling them “a pastoral concern,” according to new guidelines for ministering to gay men and lesbians that will be presented to U.S. bishops next month in Baltimore.



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Oct 29, 2006

NBC just gave the Chicks some free publicity for ‘Shut Up and Sing.’ Bad move on their part.



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