Israeli lawmaker: Straight people’s ‘biological advantage’ to reproduce violates equality

Israeli lawmaker: Straight people’s ‘biological advantage’ to reproduce violates equality
Merav Michaeli (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – Time to ‘replace all straight marriage with gay marriage.’]

One needn’t be a genius to see where [Knesset member Merav] Michaeli’s logic leads. If we heed her quest to “break apart” the nuclear family so that marriage is broken apart from parenthood and parenthood broken apart from childbirth, we can actually assemble a new default option, an ideal one that bypasses the structural problems of the older default. We’ll then discover that the best way to combat the inherent inequality – one that favors men and that Michaeli identifies as part and parcel of the institution of marriage – is to replace the default option with same-sex marriage, which lacks the inequality that derives from the differences between men and women.

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… [I]n the name of progress … [b]abies will be born under ideal laboratory conditions, and only under state approval. The “biological advantage” of heterosexuals, namely their ability to reproduce, will be considered a violation of the equality principle of homosexuals. After all, how will the state be able to determine whether men or women meet the required standards for becoming parents as long as they are free to become pregnant without a license?

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