Vancouver baby first to have three legal parents

Advertisement    Partners    Contacts

Christian Forum
Christian Resources, Websites, E-cards, Prayer, Video >>
Christian News Search

  News by Topics

2018 Jan Feb Mar Apr
Tour partner: Travel Directions

  Who is reading news now

  Christian News Ticker


Vancouver baby first to have three legal parents

In a first for British Columbia, a three-month-old baby girl born in Vancouver has three people, her biological father and a lesbian couple, listed as her parents on her birth certificate, reports LifeSiteNews.

British Columbia’s new Family Law Act, which came into force last year, allowed a child to have three parents listed on the birth certificate. The law requires a prior written agreement between the birth mother, her spouse or partner, and the donor.

Birth mother Danielle Wiley, along with her lesbian "wife" Anna Richards, drew up such an agreement with Shawn Kangro. Wiley told the National Post she used Kangro's sperm to impregnate herself using a syringe and gave birth to a girl, who they named Della, on October 23, 2013.

Although B.C. is the first province to legalize having more than 2 people listed as parents on a birth certificate, an Ontario court ruled in 2006 that a five-year-old boy had three legal parents - his father, mother, and a lesbian partner - which made him the first official three-parent child in Canada.

On January 2, 2006, the Ontario Court of Appeal overturned a lower court ruling by granting the boy’s father, biological mother and the mother’s lesbian partner equal rights and responsibilities under law.

A lower court ruling on the case in 2003 said the Ontario Children’s Law Reform Act could not be interpreted as recognizing more than two persons as parents by birth or adoption.

In that ruling, Justice David Aston said at the time that allowing more than two parents “might open the floodgates to similar claims from step-parents or members of the child’s extended family.”

To read the full story click here.

Do you need a prayer?

Your name and country (optional)

* All your prayer requests are sent anonymously to Manmin church willing to pray for your needs
New iPad POLL!

VOTE NOW! Will you buy new iPad?

TAGS: Family Law Act baby girl lesbian couple Danielle Wiley Shawn Kangro first province Justice David Aston

[02/12/2014] Print Version

© Reprint is allowed unless source hyperlink is not deleted
[ christian news ]     [ HTML link ]     [ back ]

Wittenberg 2017 Congress & The Launch of The Finish 2030

Hurricane Irma died out by the prayer of a Korean pastor Dr. Jaerock Lee



  Internet-conference    [ all ]
Brother Yun
Leader of house church in China
Serge Velbovets
Owner of the Christian Telegraph
Ad is provided by Google automatically


       AUDIO & VIDEO  

       HOT ISSUE  

Dr. Gilbert Yoonseok Chae, a Korean surgeon, President of WCDN

Copyright © 1999-2018 CHRISTIAN TELEGRAPH. We are not responsible for the content on other sites we refer (if you want to research just visit those sites).
The use in whole or in part of this site content must clearly state as having come from "Christian Telegraph" with hyperlink, not Telegraph nor Christian News etc.

eXTReMe Tracker
The Baptist Top 1000
Social Network
CFS Top Christian Sites Fundamental Christian Topsites LIVE GOD NETWORK