The years since have brought a rapid social transformation, with LGBT Americans increasingly accepted throughout society and accorded many—though far from all—of its legal protections. As the LGBT population moves into its full and equal place in public life, many people are asking an old question with new urgency: Now, for the first time, a group of experts from 21 federal agencies are working on a project to figure out how to do just that. For many LGBT people, there is also a keen sense of dignity and power at stake in such research.
Earlier in the day, the prime minister dashed to the Knesset for the express purpose of voting against the clause, part of a broader surrogacy bill, two days after publishing a video explaining why he supports the idea.
The surrogacy bill — which extends eligibility to single women — passed the Knesset vote as expected, but without the clause allowing surrogacy for men. He urged Ohana to submit a separate bill legalizing surrogacy for gay couples and pledged to support it.
Until now the right has only been extended to married, heterosexual couples.
In a further change, surrogacy was previously limited to two children per family, but the new amendment increases the number of children per family unit to five.
In addition, the age limit for surrogate mothers has been raised from 38 to 39, and a surrogate will now be able to give birth five times including her own children instead of four as the law currently mandates. In opposing the clause, Netanyahu on Wednesday was acting on the demands of the ultra-Orthodox parties, which oppose giving gay men the right to father children through surrogacy, Channel 10 news reported.
In return, the ultra-Orthodox parties reportedly agreed to support the Jewish nation-state bill, another controversial piece of legislation, which is up for its final votes Wednesday night. MKs Yoel Hasson and Stav Shaffir of the opposition Zionist Union faction were removed from the plenum hall for raucously booing the prime minister during the vote.
Sources close to Netanyahu said that the prime minister will support legislating an extension of surrogacy to gay men in the next parliament session.
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