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pro·cre·ate

(prō'krē-āt),
To beget; to produce by the sexual act; said usually of the male parent.
[L. pro-creo, pp. -creatus, to beget]

procreate

(prō′krē-āt′)
v. procre·ated, procre·ating, procre·ates
v.intr.
To produce offspring; reproduce.
v.tr.
To produce (offspring); reproduce.

pro′cre·ant (-ənt) adj.
pro′cre·a′tion n.
pro′cre·a′tor n.

pro·cre·ate

(prō'krē-āt')
To beget; to produce by the sexual act.
[L. pro-creo, pp. -creatus, to beget]
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We now extend the 'morally wrong to procreate' argument by briefly discussing the opinions of McHale, [3] a British medical lawyer on whether a duty not to reproduce exists.
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To avoid being unmarried (and failing to procreate) poor individuals marry their kin; hence, the association of low socioeconomic status with consanguinity.
This Part argues that such legislation, if applied to everyone, would violate the fundamental rights to procreate and to raise one's child.
This article maintains that the most common notion of the right to procreate, the one seemingly derived from constitutional precedent and today taken as largely beyond question, tends to treat future children largely as a class of property, assigned as such to prospective parents.
Few principles are as universally accepted in legal scholarship today, but based on such scant support, as the fundamental nature and broad scope of the right to procreate. What is perceived as a vague but nonetheless justified legal and moral interest to procreate freely without regard to others is, upon closer examination, based on little more than misconstrued or inapposite case precedent and blurry statements in non-binding sources of international law.
So sexual intercourse was meant by God to be the right of married people only and to be used by them for two purposes only: to procreate new life, if nature so co-operates--that is sexual intercourse's procreative purpose, and to build up the love and unity of the spouses--sexual intercourse's unitive purpose.
In Salamatou Adamou's neighborhood in Limantchi, Niger, preacher El Hadj Sabiou emerges from his mosque to quote from the Koran, "To better propagate the faith, the Islamic Oumah [community] must procreate." Although birth rates are declining rapidly in some Arab countries, six of the 10 countries with the highest birth rates are Moslem.
The reason the union of a same-sex couple is an abomination must be because they can't procreate.
"Yes, God wants us to procreate, but God can also bring good out of every situation.
"We sell out because we fall asleep and procreate," she noted.
Civil liberties advocates, who have challenged the rulings, claim the decisions unconstitutionally infringe on an individual's right to procreate and recall "shameful" past government-sponsored eugenics programs.