TN Bill Declares Children Born Through Insemination to be Illegitimate

Two Republican legislators in Tennessee have submitted a bill that would declare all children born by artificial insemination to a woman using sperm from a donor other than her husband to be illegitimate. The bill “repeals statute that deems a child born to a married woman as a result of artificial insemination, with consent of the married woman’s husband, to be the legitimate child of the husband and wife.” Absolutely appalling.

About Ed Brayton

After spending several years touring the country as a stand up comedian, Ed Brayton tired of explaining his jokes to small groups of dazed illiterates and turned to writing as the most common outlet for the voices in his head. He has appeared on the Rachel Maddow Show and the Thom Hartmann Show, and is almost certain that he is the only person ever to make fun of Chuck Norris on C-SPAN.