Woman who was the product of 'donor conception' says it is wrong and "should be outlawed by any country which respects human rights".
"We uphold the historic and Christian view of marriage as exclusively between one man and one woman."
Government could have followed the Portuguese lead by excluding same sex adoption - Keith Mills of Mothers and Fathers Matter.
"What we are looking at is a deconstruction of the fundamental link between a child and its genetic or biological parents" - Professor Ray Kinsella.
Bill undermines rights of children, despite "government and opposition protestations that the entire Bill is in the ‘best interests’ of children.”
Legislators urged to press for amendments to bill over concerns about its impact on family life.
Bill needs to be revised to better take into account the best interests of children warns new group, Mothers and Fathers Matter.
'Mothers and Fathers Matter' group says legislation 'normalises' situation where a child is deprived of a right to a biological mother and father.