Thank you to Professor Gerry W. Beyer for this interesting piece of news:
Here is the story from the AP: click here.
Let me get this straight. A 21 year old guy dies after a bar fight. His mother wants his sperm so she can carry out his wish to have children. Let me be more speicfic - to have 3 boys named Hunter, Tod and Van.
"University of Texas law professor John Robertson, who specializes in bioethics, said state law gives parents control over a child's body for organ and tissue donations but its use for sperm "is very unclear."
"There are no strong precedents in favor of a parent being able to request post-mortem sperm retrieval," he said