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‘Marriage equality’ will spell end of biology being a relevant factor of parenthood.

John Waters writing in today’s Sunday Independent tackles some of the difficult family law issues we’ll have to face if we vote to redefine marriage.

It occurred to me during the week that, for the past 20 years, I may have been wrong about what is happening in family law. I realise this is a pretty dramatic thing to concede at this stage of the game: what set me thinking like this was a family law judgement in a UK case last week, widely reported in the news here, about a so-called surrogate mother who lost custody of her 15 month-old baby girl to the father and his gay lover.

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