The Guardian newspaper amendment... personal, NOT religious reasons

by dorayakii 1 Replies latest watchtower scandals

  • dorayakii

    Saturday March 4, 2006
    The Guardian

    The following correction was printed in the Guardian's Corrections and clarifications column, Saturday March 11 2006

    Our assertion that Margaret McNamee, the mother of twins conceived from frozen eggs last year, had had her unfertilised eggs frozen for religious reasons was misinformed in the article below. Ms McNamee has asked us to point out that her reasons were purely personal and we are happy to do this.

    So we have yet another JW dutifully trying to protect the Society, afraid of bringing shame upon Jehovah's the Society's name. As I read this amendment, it brought home to me how much the JWs think that people are watching them all the time, observing and scrutinising their every move. She must've panicked when she saw the orignal printed article in the Guardian.

  • Fe2O3Girl

    That amendment doesn't refer to a JW.

    The parents of last year's "ice twins" also had religious reasons. In September 2005, Margaret McNamee, 36, a teacher, and Michael Fahey, 39, an electrician, from Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, had Isabella and Anna. (No one knows why but, statistically, frozen egg babies are more likely to be girls.) McNamee already had one IVF baby, Matthew, two. At the time of her son's conception, she had three eggs left over, which were frozen before fertilisation, because of her views as a Catholic:

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