Debra J. Saunders

Other countries limit the number of children a sperm donor may father -- in the United Kingdom, the limit is 10 -- but not in the United States, where fertility is big business.

"It seems to me the FDA may well be overreaching," said Caplan, "but it doesn't bother me in the least, because no one else is paying attention."

At least the FDA is alerting women to the risks in using a freelance sperm donor. To wit: Some day these children will grow up to learn about their "donor-sexual" dad.

It's a free country. It's a brave new world. Caplan worries, "Who's looking out for the kids who result from this?" _

Debra J. Saunders

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