Here is the backgrounder:

U.S. man who donated sperm to lesbian couple must pay child support: judge

Here is the appropriate response, as usual, from the National Post’s Barbara Kay

Barbara Kay: State supports mothers who want the child, but not the costs

In 2009 lesbian Jennifer Schreiner bore a baby girl with the aid of sperm from a certain William Marotta. In 2012 the Kansas Department for Children and Families sought to have Marotta declared the father of the child. Not, you understand, for reasons having to do with actual fatherhood – I mean, fatherhood in the sense of acting as a parent – but fatherhood in the “ATM” sense of the word, which is the way social service agencies and, all too often, courts view men when issues of child support come up.