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“The View” Host Sheri Shepherd Wants “Nothing to Do With” Surrogate Baby After Marriage Folds
Life News ^ | July 7, 2014 | Steven Ertelt

Posted on 07/07/2014 2:55:26 PM PDT by NYer

“The View” host Sheri Shepherd reportedly wants “nothing to do” with her unborn child now that her marriage has folded. Shepherd reportedly used IVF to conceive a child with her husband Lamar Sally but now is not interested in caring for the baby, who is being carried by a surrogate mother.

This story demonstrates one of the problems with in-vitro fertilization. The first problem for the pro-life movement is that the surrogate mother or the egg donor could decide they no longer want to carry the pregnancy to term and decide to terminate the unborn child’s life in an abortion.

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But the second problem is in this type of situation where the egg donor changes her mind about the child. Then questions crop up about who will raise the child and whether the baby will have to be put up for adoption or placed in the foster care system — something that is less likely to happen in a natural pregnancy situation.

According to the London Daily Mail:

And according to TMZ, the 47 year-old has no genetic connection to the infant who was conceived through IVF with an egg donor and her estranged husband’s sperm.

Sources told the website on Saturday that she believes her TV writer ex defrauded her into having a child so he could get child support – knowing full well he was planning to file for divorce.

The pair first tried IVF with her own eggs but when that failed they opted to use donor egg with Lamar’s sperm and a surrogate to carry the pregnancy, the source added.

But now, according to TMZ, the former The View host does not want to be considered a parent because she does not want to take financially responsibility.

And the website reports she allegedly wants a judge to rule she has no parental rights for the baby due at the end of the month.

Two weeks ago Lamar tried to get their whole divorce case sealed in court to prevent his wife of three years talking publicly about the marriage breakdown.

A judge said Sherri can chat about her divorce as much as she wants, but she can’t reveal the name and whereabouts of the woman carrying the couple’s child, TMZ reported.

Lamar is also worried that too many people at the hospital when their surrogate gives birth could hurt the baby.



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1 posted on 07/07/2014 2:55:26 PM PDT by NYer
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To: Tax-chick; GregB; Berlin_Freeper; SumProVita; narses; bboop; SevenofNine; Ronaldus Magnus; tiki; ...
No circumstance, no purpose, no law whatsoever can ever make licit an act which is intrinsically illicit, since it is contrary to the Law of God which is written in every human heart, knowable by reason itself, and proclaimed by the Church.

EVANGELIUM VITAE - On the Value and Inviolability of Human Life
2 posted on 07/07/2014 2:55:59 PM PDT by NYer ("You are a puff of smoke that appears briefly and then disappears." James 4:14)
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To: NYer

Speechless.


3 posted on 07/07/2014 2:57:32 PM PDT by pgkdan (ISLAM IS THE RELIGION OF THE ANTICHRIST!)
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To: NYer

Since she is a rabid liberal, I’d expect her to go to court and demand an abortion for the surrogate.


4 posted on 07/07/2014 2:57:43 PM PDT by Baynative (How much longer will the media be able to prop up this administration?)
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To: NYer

Preach it, Brother.


5 posted on 07/07/2014 2:59:06 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: NYer

Well . . . isn’t she an icon of virtue? /sarc


6 posted on 07/07/2014 3:00:11 PM PDT by RatRipper (No need to rob others; democRATS will steal and share a tiny bit with you.)
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To: NYer

Each day brings news of some greater demonic horror. I wouldn’t be surprised to learn that this dreadful individual wants the child to be killed. I don’t know this to be the case; I just wouldn’t be surprised.


7 posted on 07/07/2014 3:00:58 PM PDT by NorthMountain
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To: Baynative

And if the surrogate mother wanted to keep the child? What would happen then?


8 posted on 07/07/2014 3:03:28 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: NYer

Absolute douchebaggery...


9 posted on 07/07/2014 3:03:49 PM PDT by DisorderOnBorder (I Voted, In Mississippi...so can every other American)
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To: NorthMountain

Hopefully the surrogate got her money up front so she can sell the baby to somebody else.
Otherwise, this is good, liberals shouldn’t have babies.


10 posted on 07/07/2014 3:04:41 PM PDT by thorvaldr
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To: NYer

feel the love, mama

Leftists like this should not be allowed to breed.


11 posted on 07/07/2014 3:04:54 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: NYer

I guess she doesn’t want to be punished with a child.


12 posted on 07/07/2014 3:05:06 PM PDT by bkopto (Free men are not equal. Equal men are not free.)
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To: NYer
Sounds like she wanted a trophy baby. Now that the game is over and she lost, she doesn't want her ribbon of participation anymore.

-PJ

13 posted on 07/07/2014 3:06:19 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: NYer

Invetro abortion.


14 posted on 07/07/2014 3:06:28 PM PDT by Raycpa
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To: NYer

What a vile loathesome scum.


15 posted on 07/07/2014 3:06:44 PM PDT by Williams
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To: NYer

Doesn’t surprise me in the least.


16 posted on 07/07/2014 3:07:41 PM PDT by FrdmLvr ("WE ARE ALL OSAMA, 0BAMA!" al-Qaeda terrorists who breached the American compound in Benghazi)
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To: NYer

Best thing for the baby to find an adoptive home.


17 posted on 07/07/2014 3:08:52 PM PDT by Jedidah
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To: Salvation
And if the surrogate mother wanted to keep the child? What would happen then?

A suit for child support. It would be interesting to see how The View comes down on this, as they are a big supporter of women's issues and defender against the War on Women.

18 posted on 07/07/2014 3:09:01 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: NYer

I condemn all forms of artificial baby-making. If gays want children, they can ADOPT!

BTW, there is no such thing as a surrogate baby.
Also, no such thing as a surrogate mother. You’re a mother, or you’re not.


19 posted on 07/07/2014 3:09:18 PM PDT by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible. Complicit in the destruction of this country.)
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To: Salvation

The surrogate mother should sue her for child support. Now that I think about it, this whole thing may just be a way for her to pawn off the child support responsibilities onto her husband/donor.


20 posted on 07/07/2014 3:10:07 PM PDT by Alberta's Child ("What in the wide, wide world of sports is goin' on here?")
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To: NYer

“egg donor”
“sperm donor”
All this is madness.
Do it the normal way, or ADOPT!


21 posted on 07/07/2014 3:11:10 PM PDT by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible. Complicit in the destruction of this country.)
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To: NYer

Porcine was the word I was looking for...


22 posted on 07/07/2014 3:13:57 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Please Support Free Republic.)
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To: NYer

She signed a contract — the surrogate mother and Lamar Sally should sue her for support.


23 posted on 07/07/2014 3:14:12 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: NYer

Surrogacy is intrinsically immoral because a child has a right to be raised by his father and mother. This episode underlines the problem.


24 posted on 07/07/2014 3:15:01 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: NYer

She is a F.A.R.T....

Fast Assed Liberal Tramp.....


25 posted on 07/07/2014 3:15:16 PM PDT by illiac (If we don't change directions soon, we'll get where we're going)
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To: NYer; Tax-chick

Poor child. No known mother, with biological parents who likely never met not even for coffee, DNA merely tossed together in a lab, and the mother who “ordered” him or her now wants to cancel the order and stop payment.

And in the celebutard circles, it could get even worse, with homosexuals on inside seeking a child to adopt and “love”. I sure hope it’s a girl and there’s a real family out there for her. The crazy SS couples of either sex seem to target boys.


26 posted on 07/07/2014 3:15:20 PM PDT by Ezekiel (All who mourn the destruction of America merit the celebration of her rebirth.)
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To: NYer

She may not have a choice. The courts have ruled that parentage is not a matter of biology.


27 posted on 07/07/2014 3:15:27 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: NYer

Just another evil Bummer voter...


28 posted on 07/07/2014 3:16:20 PM PDT by GGpaX4DumpedTea (I am a Tea Party descendant...steeped in the Constitutional Republic given to us by the Founders)
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To: illiac

Don’t know what is wrong with fingers today.

Fat Assed Racist Tramp....


29 posted on 07/07/2014 3:19:29 PM PDT by illiac (If we don't change directions soon, we'll get where we're going)
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To: Baynative

“Since she is a rabid liberal, I’d expect her to go to court and demand an abortion for the surrogate.”

Pretty sure she’s a conservative Christian.


30 posted on 07/07/2014 3:20:54 PM PDT by Fuzz
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To: I want the USA back

IVF is a form of breeding livestock - diabolical science.

egg donors get paid
surrogates get paid
sperm donors get paid

None of whom raise the children.

The popularity of Ancestry.com illustrates how much we cherish our parentage. The poor children of these selfish experiments will never find or have that connection to their geneaological’roots’.


31 posted on 07/07/2014 3:21:29 PM PDT by sodpoodle (Life is prickly - carry tweezers.)
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To: Fuzz

Based on what?

Based on this article she is an idiot.


32 posted on 07/07/2014 3:22:21 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: NYer

If it’s still under warranty, maybe she could take it back and get a refund. Probably only store credit though ... But she could sell that for another couple of deep-dish pizzas, which she obviously needs.


33 posted on 07/07/2014 3:26:39 PM PDT by IronJack
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Leftists like this should not be allowed to breed.

She hasn't, at least not in this instance. Her husband is the genetic father, an unknown egg-seller is the genetic mother, and a second woman is the gestational carrier.

I didn't catch whether the genetic father also wanted to be the actual father as a single parent. If not (perhaps even, "If so ...), the best outcome would be adoption by a heterosexual married Christian family.

34 posted on 07/07/2014 3:27:26 PM PDT by Tax-chick (Quizas.)
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To: NYer

The kid will be far better off then being around this “mother”


35 posted on 07/07/2014 3:35:20 PM PDT by minnesota_bound
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To: Williams

Words escape me, but that is pretty close.


36 posted on 07/07/2014 3:37:05 PM PDT by Gamecock (There is room for all of God's animals. Right next to the mashed potatoes and gravy.)
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To: GeronL
Leftists like this should not be allowed to breed.

Unfortunatley, the government pays them to breed

37 posted on 07/07/2014 3:38:06 PM PDT by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: NYer

The baby should sue her...

adsum non vestra sed vos


38 posted on 07/07/2014 3:40:12 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (Your FRiendly Web-Slinger)
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To: Fuzz
Pretty sure she’s a conservative Christian.

Pretty sure she self-identified herself as a Christian. Not really to make claims.
When she unabashedly slobbered her support for a Presidential candidate who is zealous about supporting abortions without any exceptions (even allowing the murder of babies who escape the late term abortionists scissors), and support for the sin of homosexuality -- I pretty much concluded: Not a Christian. Maybe her god is really skin color.

39 posted on 07/07/2014 3:43:52 PM PDT by El Cid (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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To: El Cid
Not really hard to make claims.
40 posted on 07/07/2014 3:44:36 PM PDT by El Cid (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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To: El Cid

“Pretty sure she self-identified herself as a Christian.”

That’s how it’s usually done.


41 posted on 07/07/2014 3:45:49 PM PDT by Fuzz
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To: GeronL

“Based on what?”

Her own declarations on the subject.

“Based on this article she is an idiot.”

It is possible to be both.


42 posted on 07/07/2014 3:47:09 PM PDT by Fuzz
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To: Jedidah

Other than knowing the biological father is an idiot liberal, I tend to think the child would be best suited to live with him.


43 posted on 07/07/2014 3:48:32 PM PDT by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem)
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To: Fuzz
Her own declarations on the subject.

Probably not worth spit

44 posted on 07/07/2014 3:49:06 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: sodpoodle

Most IVFs involve the married father and mother, with no genetic third parties or surrogate mother.


45 posted on 07/07/2014 3:50:02 PM PDT by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem)
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To: Fuzz

I looked for a couple of sound bites and she does sound Christian. However she also claims to have had several abortions and was upset because there were no black people in the Royal wedding. She sounds very confused and racially biased.


46 posted on 07/07/2014 3:52:21 PM PDT by Baynative (How much longer will the media be able to prop up this administration?)
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To: NYer

I am stunned and speechless. What a biotch.


47 posted on 07/07/2014 3:53:50 PM PDT by ronniesgal (Good Grief.)
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To: NYer
Sheri, Husband #2, and child from Husband #1


48 posted on 07/07/2014 3:54:24 PM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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To: Baynative

She might think she is a Christian the same way a Unitarian does, but she is definitely not one.


49 posted on 07/07/2014 3:54:35 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Fuzz
Re: 41
That’s how it’s usually done.

Yes, but actions speak louder than words. I can self-identify myself as the King of England... That and two dollars might get you a cup of coffee at Starbucks.

Isaiah 29:13b ... this people draw near me with their mouth, and with their lips do honour me, but have removed their heart far from me, and their fear toward me is taught by the precept of men:

Mark 7:6 He answered and said unto them, Well hath Esaias prophesied of you hypocrites, as it is written, This people honoureth me with their lips, but their heart is far from me.

50 posted on 07/07/2014 3:59:35 PM PDT by El Cid (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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