Today on WCCO radio with Jack Rice, Attorney Steve Snyder said that gestational surrogacy is not baby selling.
No, paying a woman for carrying, birthing and giving up her child is analogous to paying a day care provider for taking care of your child while you work. (See his quote below.)
One thing is certain, neither gets paid unless they hand over the child.
I understand that Steve is passionate and believes in what he is doing, however comparing a uterus to a daycare center seems a bit of a stretch.
“Well, if I have a child that is born, and in the first week of it’s life (because my wife and I both work) we take it to the house of a daycare provider, who we have screened and have agreed to, to provide alternate care for our child, and that child goes there for a week and at the end of the week we arrive to pay for our child er, pick up our child, and pay for her services, we’re not buying our baby from the daycare provider.”