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Sperm Donor Challenges Parental Rights in Kansas

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Sperm Donor Challenges Parental Rights in Kansas

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Sperm Donor Challenges Parental Rights in Kansas

Sperm Donor Challenges Parental Rights in Kansas

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A sperm-donor's rights case will be addressed this week in the Kansas Supreme Court. A Kansas man who donated sperm to his friend wants to help raise the offspring. He's challenging a state law that says donors have no parental rights.

David Plotz, writer for the online magazine Slate and author of The Genius Factory, talks with Madeleine Brand.

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