Author of Smart Sex: Finding Life-Long Love in a Hook-Up World (Spence), Jennifer Roback Morse exposes the muddled thinking of reproductive rights and why no one has a right to a child.
We must distinguish between “the right to have a child” in the sense of possession and the “right to have a child” in the sense of procreation. There is one coherent way to imagine a right to procreate. Two people of the opposite sex can come together to conceive a child, without permission from the state or anyone else. People do it all the time.
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