David Alton, a member of the House of Lords, revealed their situation as a way of highlighting perceived shortcomings in the Human Embryology and Tissues Bill which is now going through Britain's Parliament....Yes, there are an awful lot of half-siblings out there — the fruit of popular sperm donors — who are going to meet and feel this "inevitable" attraction.
"I suspect that it will be a matter of litigation in the future if we do not make information of this kind available to children who have been donor-conceived."
IN THE COMMENTS: Diane writes:
If I discovered my husband was my brother, I'd find a way to hide it. I love my husband, and frankly, I'd be unwilling to give him up. Now, I wouldn't have biological children with him--I'm not that twisted.
Am I alone?
This suggests a follow-up question. If you knew that a happily married couple were — without knowing it — brother and sister, would you hide it from them?