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Every other bookstore has canceled Chaucer’s appearances because of threats of angry protests, but Clemi is intent on holding his event at Sophie’s store in the hope of learning the truth about her parentage.

Many states already have laws in place that follow some version of the Uniform Parentage Act, which provides special rules for parentage when a child is donor conceived.

“The coalition hopes that the fact that Massachusetts is the last state in New England to update their parentage laws will create urgency this session,” LeBlanc told The Post.

Right to Know also advocates for giving doctor-conceived individuals — and others under the banner of “misattributed parentage” — legal rights to their genetic and medical history.

While not all states offer a pre-birth parentage contract, the ones that do are that much more reliable for same sex couples.

Pro-lifers believe that all human life should be treated with dignity and respect, no matter what the parentage may be.

Given his parentage, Ai is considered a "princeling," a member of the political elite.

Their sex lives and the parentage of their children are called into question.

He was born on Staten island, of Dutch parentage, and was a soldier in the regular service nearly 60 years.

For its real parentage we must have recourse to the Latin dominus or domina which produced the Gallic dame.

I think a good likely girl, and a parish child of St. Bride's, of honest parentage, and recommended by the churchwarden.

They both know the secret of my parentage, although old Meg has told me a hundred times that I was cast up by the sea.

These young people were all Americans, of Christian parentage, as the word means, not Hebrews.


On this page you'll find 55 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to parentage, such as: bloodline, derivation, lineage, ancestor, antecedent, and birth.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.