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Offspring from artificial insemination demand fathers' details

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.321.7262.654 (Published 16 September 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:654
  1. Clare Dyer, legal correspondent
  1. BMJ

    A British brother and sister who were conceived by artificial insemination with donor semen are to launch a test case at the High Court in London to try to find out details of their biological fathers.

    The civil liberties group Liberty is mounting the challenge to the ban on donor identification in the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act on behalf of Adam Rose, aged 34, his sister Joanna, aged 28, and several other adults born as a result of artificial insemination.

    The case is expected to be one of the first to be launched after …

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