New York Mulls Ending Ban on Paid Surrogacy Contracts

The Associated Press, NY Times

New York’s Legislature could soon repeal one of the nation’s last bans on paid surrogacy contracts, in which a woman is compensated for carrying the child of another person or couple. New York and Michigan are now the only two states that expressly forbid surrogacy contracts, forcing many prospective parents to go to other states to start a family.