Sperm banks at center of discussion about emotional effects on children

Angela Townsend, Cleveland Plain Dealer, 6/29/2010

A report with a title "My Daddy's Name Is Donor: A New Study of Young Adults Conceived Through Sperm Donation" is a sure attention-grabber... Equally eye-catching: the headline on the press release, issued by the Institute for American Values, or IAV: "Pathbreaking Study Finds Adults Conceived Through Sperm Donation Suffer Substantial Harm." Data was culled from an online survey of 1,687 people, roughly one-third of whom said they either knew that they were sperm-donor offspring or suspected as much.

Subjects: Family, Donor conception

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