“The terrorist stopped me from being a parent, he shouldn’t stop me from being a grandparent”

Bereaved families fight to use deceased child’s sperm to be grandparents
by Anna Ahronheim
January 25, 2022

Bereaved families who lost their sons during military service are fighting the state to allow them to become grandparents by using posthumously retrieved sperm from their child and a surrogate. A bill put forward by MK May Golan (Likud) that would allow bereaved parents to use the sperm of their dead children was voted down last summer by the Ministerial Committee for Legislation. However, lawmakers including MK Zvi Hauser (New Hope) are giving it a new push and are expected to bring it to a vote within a month…The bill will have an in-depth framework surrounding the issue and “strongly establishes that parents should be allowed to use semen for the continuity” of their child’s bloodline. READ MORE 

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