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Should Anonymous Sperm Donation Be Illegal?
Anonymous sperm donation should be illegal.
It would solve the problem that anonymity cannot be guaranteed by a sperm bank.
Anonymity can prevent donor-conceived kids from getting important information about their genetic heritage, and any predispositions to medical conditions.
The right of knowing your biological father is greater than the right for parents to get children.
Anonymous sperm donation increases the risk of unknowingly befriending/falling in love with family.
An anonymous sperm donor is not a legal parent and had no relationship with the legal parent(s) of the child. There's no reason why most children would feel enough of a connection with the donor to want to know who they are.
Anonymous sperm donation is often the only way for lesbian couples to have biological children.
Banning anonymous sperm donations may cause a proliferation of illegal donors whose health (genetic history, STI status, etc.) cannot be verified.
Making anonymous sperm donation illegal reduces the amount of sperm donors, creating a sperm shortage.
The right of getting children is greater than the possible frustration of not knowing your biological father.
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