Kansas sperm donor fighting child support ruling

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Updated: 1/02/2013 2:27 pm Published: 1/02/2013 2:26 pm

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A sperm donor in Kansas is fighting a state effort to force him to pay child support for a child conceived through artificial insemination by a lesbian couple.

Forty-six-year-old William Marotta told The Topeka Capital-Journal he's "a little scared about where this is going to go, primarily for financial reasons."

When he donated sperm to Angela Bauer and Jennifer Schreiner in 2009, Marotta relinquished all parental rights, including financial responsibility to the child. When Bauer and Schreiner filed for state assistance this year, the state demanded the donor's name so it could collect child support for the now 3-year-old girl.

The state contends the agreement between Marotta and the women is not valid because Kansas law requires a licensed physician to perform artificial insemination.


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aleman - 1/2/2013 7:35 PM
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They should try direct deposit it's a provem method

aleman - 1/2/2013 6:17 PM
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I hear they keep nurses available to lend a hand if needed....sorry couldn't hold that one in,and I won't charge extra for it either...for the joke

aleman - 1/2/2013 5:38 PM
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Heh,heh,heh...oh boy...a hot mess here,sounds like too many dogs in one family,lotta material just can't use it,not politically correct,sounds like one them places you might end up being your own grandpa,what makes one want to donate his sperm...donate too much and you go blind...guess they could do it until they need glasses

USEagle - 1/2/2013 3:17 PM
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Both you bi#ches go get jobs and take care of your own finances. Leave the state support and the idiot donor alone!!
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