A court in Ontario has ordered allowed the listing of three parents on a child’s birth certificate. It’s a legal recognition of what is becoming a de facto reality for many people, not just gay couples with an involved biological parent, but also adoptive parents with birth mothers. [mefi]
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“We think there are many good reasons for continuing to uphold the definition of family as two parents,” said Joanne McGarry, executive director of the Catholic Civil Rights League, one of the groups represented by the alliance.
“Once you remove it from the realm of nature and the realm of traditional moral and religious teachings, who’s going to decide how many parents a child can have? What’s so magical about three, maybe there could be more.”
… ummm, seriously, is this an actual argument? She opposes 3 parents because it could lead to 4 parents?
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