Man wants to sue parents for giving birth to him ‘without his consent’

Man wants to sue parents for giving birth to him ‘without his consent’
Never got to sign the consent form. Pixabay

[Ed. – Well, one thing’s for sure. The idea of obtaining consent from a pre-born baby certainly presupposes the baby is a human being.]

A man is planning to sue his parents in India for giving birth to him ‘without his consent’.

Raphael Samuel said he had a ‘great relationship’ with his parents but has compared having children to ‘kidnapping and slavery’.

The 27-year-old from Mumbai is an ‘anti-natalist’ who believes it is wrong to put an unwilling child through the ‘rigmarole’ of life for the pleasure of its parents. …

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Samuel runs a Facebook page called Nihilanand, which has hundreds of followers, on which he regularly posts anti-natalist material.

One image is captioned ‘parents are hypocrites’, with the text saying: ‘A good parent puts the child above is wants and needs… but the child itself is a want of the parent’.

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