Judge Rules Parents Of Dead West Point Cadet Can Use His Frozen Sperm | TIME

  • Published on May 21, 2019
  • A judge has ruled in favor of the parents of a dead West Point cadet to be able to use his frozen sperm for procreation.
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    Judge Rules Parents Of Dead West Point Cadet Can Use His Frozen Sperm | TIME

Comments • 46

  • Xiomara
    Xiomara 4 months ago

    Why was a 21 year old guy speaking often of having kids?
    I realize I’m probably the weird one here. I’ve never had that desire, at neither at 21 or at 30 as I am now. Everyone insisted I’d change my mind, but I guess some people always know they want these things & others know that they do not.
    Still, I feel like 21 is a bit young for that.

  • Michael Newell
    Michael Newell 4 months ago

    Because life begins at the heart beat?

  • david Milton
    david Milton 4 months ago +2

    Sounds sick.Even sicker, the more I think about it.

  • Cameron Scott
    Cameron Scott 4 months ago


  • Emperor Charlemagne
    Emperor Charlemagne 4 months ago +5

    Just pointing out the obvious which is really gross...
    His parents want his sperm to make a baby.
    I get that parents grieve differently, but this is really gross.

  • Tallacus
    Tallacus 4 months ago

    Considering that West Point recently had that neo commie saying his ideology will win, I doubt going to West Point has the same prestige anymore

  • Claude G
    Claude G 4 months ago

    This is a cultural thing. You ignoramuses won't get it

    • Rajiv Muhammad
      Rajiv Muhammad 3 months ago

      mg hammy If you are saying losing a son is more of a loss in Asian cultures than other cultures, that is not true. And I don’t see how surrogate birth to an orphan is a way to carry on the family name.

    • mg hammy
      mg hammy 3 months ago

      @Rajiv Muhammad in asain cultures it is very important for sons to carry on the family name

    • Rajiv Muhammad
      Rajiv Muhammad 4 months ago

      Claude G How is this a culture? Please explain

  • Sandra Napier
    Sandra Napier 4 months ago


  • Black Toof
    Black Toof 4 months ago

    So the son can have dead incest with his mother for another son? Great. #keep abortion bans coming

  • Steel Castle
    Steel Castle 4 months ago

    Face it...who the heck else wants it?
    Give it to his next of kin like you should do with every thing else he owned.

  • IdahoRodgers USMC
    IdahoRodgers USMC 4 months ago

    Friggin people will make an issue of just about anything in order to draw attention to themselves.
    It's all about "look at me!, I have feelings and emotions"
    This is all about drawing the grief process out in order to draw attention., at the cost of a perspective unborn baby.
    Grow up people! Get over it!

  • Deep Shallow
    Deep Shallow 4 months ago +1

    These are not parents who are in denial and just using his sperm to make a "clone" of their deceased son. Asian cultures believe in "carrying on the family name" and often in families with only 1 child, that's the only link you have to continue the family name/genes.

  • Marshall Thompson
    Marshall Thompson 4 months ago

    They'll be the only kid at school who can say "my Daddy died before I was conceived"....... yay?

  • Kaa Pii
    Kaa Pii 4 months ago

    He probably wanted his kids to have a mom and dad.... oh, I see where this is going.. son's sperm, surragate mom..
    Test tube grandchildren.
    Poor kids.

    • Steel Castle
      Steel Castle 4 months ago

      Can't be any worse than some of the kids with single or even 2-parent families.

  • Jonathan Pal
    Jonathan Pal 4 months ago +1

    This happened in Ugly Betty. I forget how Wilhelmina got away with it legally at the time. (Yes, I know Ugly Betty is a fictional tv show.)

  • Jason Freeland
    Jason Freeland 4 months ago


  • Broken King
    Broken King 4 months ago +7

    But why???? Hes dead, and his sperm isnt going to make another "him". This logic is flawed, pathetic, and creepy

    • Steel Castle
      Steel Castle 4 months ago +1

      @Deep Shallow And it ain't only Asian culture.
      Many American families really want male aires and aren't as happy as they could be with female grandchildren.

    • Deep Shallow
      Deep Shallow 4 months ago +6

      They're not trying to make a clone of him. Asian cultures believe in "carrying on the family name" and often in families with only 1 child, that's the only link you have to continue the family name/genes.

    • _
      _ 4 months ago

      Thats Fd up.

  • Happy Farmer
    Happy Farmer 4 months ago +9

    Grief is hard to explain sometimes.

    • D M
      D M 4 months ago +3

      perfect comment. parents kinda went a little nuts but i couldnt begin to tell you what its like to lose your child, sooooo....i dunno

  • Zach Geary
    Zach Geary 4 months ago

    This is fuckin weird bro

  • Carter Grant
    Carter Grant 4 months ago +2

    I dont have a stance on this yet but this seems very odd

  • Demonetization
    Demonetization 4 months ago +1

    k then

    JBIRD NELSON 4 months ago +6

    🐸 my frozen little tadpoles are shivering....

  • Vice Man
    Vice Man 4 months ago +2

    I don't even understand what the big deal is about this. Why is this controversial?

    • Steel Castle
      Steel Castle 4 months ago

      @Darwin Carey Stop the BS and introduce yourself to reality. Your idea of "fair" means nothing. What you want or would like means nothing. Are you going to take care of the unwanted children closing abortion clinics will produce (taking care of any now)? Are you will to put the burden on the future society to take care (social services, incarceration, crime) any of them? Is that "fair"?

    • Darwin Carey
      Darwin Carey 4 months ago

      @Steel Castle just because its out of the ordinary doesnt mean its something that is fair to the child. U or anyone wld say that they wld want a loving father

    • Steel Castle
      Steel Castle 4 months ago

      @Darwin Carey If you live in the US and know the high percentage of unwed births and single mothers, you should have no questions. It's nothing out of the ordinary anymore.

    • Darwin Carey
      Darwin Carey 4 months ago

      @Steel Castle um yes its a huge issue. And im questioning ur honesty to actually make such a irrational statement

    • Steel Castle
      Steel Castle 4 months ago

      @Darwin Carey You act like being born without a father around is a big issue. Not these days it ain't.

  • Amy Knorr
    Amy Knorr 4 months ago

    The Russian underworld was premeditated, patterned, designed and presented, to its initiates, as a posh secret society club, that dabbled in the dark arts. It was intentionally formatted to be an idea that becomes both perceivable and available, much sooner than actually needed, for when people start having troubles in life. In nature, one must already be faltering to a stumble before an option of this sort appears.
    Thus, new initiates were still capable of excellence on one hand, yet blind to solutions on the other.
    The underworld pre-patterned the roles for future initiates and deliberately blocked, and patterned perceived opportunities away from those who were set up to join.
    Royalty's historical heroes topped the list.
    In time after much damage, the need to figure things out, would be "held hostage" by the Russian underworld's mode of perception, forcing operatives to imperceptibly surrender to the unflattering journey through an underworld scape patterned over the information needed to ultimately dissolve the underworld itself which was the only one method of freedom. This often eluded consciousness due to accumulated guilt, but did not elude higher level thinking.

    • Super Scared Corncutt
      Super Scared Corncutt 4 months ago +3

      Umm go see a mental health specialist, they dabble in the arts of helping you overcome paranoid pschizophrenia