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Should Mother Be Able to Preserve Son's Sperm?

Should Mother Be Able to Preserve Son's Sperm?

A Texas judged ruled that a mother could preserve her deceased son's sperm. Nikolas Evans, 21, died last week after being attacked in Austin, and his mom, Marisa Evans, requested the sperm so she can fulfill her son's wish of having children. It is said that she will seek a surrogate at a later date. What's your opinion of this situation?

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macgirl macgirl 7 years
Poor mom, she's devastated and trying to hold onto what should have been his future. Even with that said I just don't think this is right. Makes me so very sad for her though.
NyckieRocks NyckieRocks 7 years
I can see where this woman is coming from. My brother was taken way too soon, and I'm sure that if my mother had a way to have him live on in some way, she would take it. My brother always said he never wanted children, so this situation would never come up in our family though.I don't think this is a normal thing to do, but I don't see it being a horribly wrong thing either. Maybe if he were married or had a girlfriend with whom he talked about having a family with it wouldn't see as "crazy" of an idea.
NyckieRocks NyckieRocks 7 years
I can see where this woman is coming from. My brother was taken way too soon, and I'm sure that if my mother had a way to have him live on in some way, she would take it. My brother always said he never wanted children, so this situation would never come up in our family though. I don't think this is a normal thing to do, but I don't see it being a horribly wrong thing either. Maybe if he were married or had a girlfriend with whom he talked about having a family with it wouldn't see as "crazy" of an idea.
leeluvfashion leeluvfashion 7 years
When I read the post title, I thought this was about mother's that have a son with cancer and have sperm preserved for use later in life. That I am all for. However I do not agree with preserving your deceased son's sperm. It is much too strange. If he was married and he & his wife were planning to have a family, then I would be more accepting of this (but then it would be the wife, not his mother taking the action.) But to have his sperm saved and used in a surrogate is extremely odd and I do feel sorry for the child. Try explaining the situation to the child when he/she grows up.
leeluvfashion leeluvfashion 7 years
When I read the post title, I thought this was about mother's that have a son with cancer and have sperm preserved for use later in life. That I am all for. However I do not agree with preserving your deceased son's sperm. It is much too strange. If he was married and he & his wife were planning to have a family, then I would be more accepting of this (but then it would be the wife, not his mother taking the action.) But to have his sperm saved and used in a surrogate is extremely odd and I do feel sorry for the child. Try explaining the situation to the child when he/she grows up.
meandtheo meandtheo 7 years
this is weird...i agree that when he said he wanted children i am sure he wanted to be a part of their lives. it seems to me mom is being selfish and wants to have a part of her son live on. good thing cloning humans is not legal...
snarkypants snarkypants 7 years
this lady sounds crazy. and having this lunatic raise another child is not what this world needs.
pinkprincess1101 pinkprincess1101 7 years
People can do what they want. Now is it normal in my eyes no? Why should a child be fatherless on purpose? I think it is more for the mothers satisfaction. I guess as a reminder of her son.
Chouette4u Chouette4u 7 years
I'm pretty sure he meant he wanted to RAISE children. If he only wanted to "spread his seed" he would have donated to a sperm bank. What the mother is trying to do is definitely not fulfilling her son's wishes.
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