“I think we're crossing some morality lines with this contest ... imagine telling your child, you were a prize from a radio station because we had problems conceiving,” wrote Casey Schofield on the station’s Facebook page.I don't often post about infertility stuff, but this kind of thing harms adopted children as well -- it turns all children into objects that can be bought and sold and given as prizes in contests . . . .
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Can you say "commodification?"
Ottowa radio station is having a "Win a Baby" contest -- the lucky winners get a course of fertility treatments. Lord. I think this commenter has it right: