Property and procreation: problematising sperm

Galloway, Kate (2012) Property and procreation: problematising sperm. Curl: Property law, women and law, contemporary legal issues, 8 June 2012.

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[Extract] Recently in the US, bills have been sponsored in a number of states providing for personhood for sperm. One bill, for example, provided that ejaculating anywhere outside a woman's vagina constitutes 'an action against an unborn child'. These bills were put up in response to legislation regulating women's reproductive rights - curtailing women's access to contraceptives and abortion.

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Item Type: Article (Other)
Keywords: gametes, human body, property, sperm
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Curl: Property law, women and law, contemporary legal issues is the blog of Kate Galloway and is available at (11 September 2012)

Date Deposited: 11 Sep 2012 06:22
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