December 5, 2016
(Australian Broadcasting Co) – A financial abortion (also known as a paper abortion or a statutory abort) would essentially enable men to cut all financial and emotional ties with a child in the early stages of pregnancy. This means he would opt out of all rights, privileges and responsibilities of parenthood in a binding and not reversible decision, similar to sperm donors. But sperm donors’ actions are only motivated by the possibility of creating a child without becoming a parent.
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