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Should all babies born be given a paternity test? Even ones born to married women?

 
keisha613

Asked by keisha613 at 6:42 AM on Aug. 1, 2010 in Parenting Debate

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Answers (14)
  • It seems like an awful lot of expense for something that isn't an issue for most people.
    SWasson

    Answer by SWasson at 6:46 AM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • NO, only if the father or mother want it. Why should it be maditory, some parents do not have issues with peternity.
    louise2

    Answer by louise2 at 7:07 AM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • That's what I was thinking....
    togo90210

    Answer by togo90210 at 6:48 AM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • No!! That's just another thing for insurance companies to deny, then you get stuck with the bill!!

    Morgain

    Answer by Morgain at 12:17 PM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • I don't see why. It should be easily available to the parents if requested. But mandatory? Who would benefit from all that time and money spent?
    jus1jess

    Answer by jus1jess at 7:36 AM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • Sure, are you going to pay for them all? Paternity tests are not free people! In theory this works - "If you have nothing to hide what's the issue" but the issue is that I know who my kids father is, and so does he, why should we have to fork out all this money just to prove that?
    SabrinaMBowen

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 11:34 AM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • I agree with "louise2".
    Cassandre

    Answer by Cassandre at 7:08 AM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • NO! My hubby and I are ALWAYS together! It would be impossible to cheat, therefore a waste of tax money!
    JoLee12345

    Answer by JoLee12345 at 8:53 AM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • yeah, it wont really hurt anything. and there for everyone knows!!!!!
    firstimemomm603

    Answer by firstimemomm603 at 8:15 AM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • No. It just seems like a silly waste of money when most couples wouldn't even think about it since there is no cheating.
    Kiwismommy19

    Answer by Kiwismommy19 at 10:50 AM on Aug. 1, 2010

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