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IVF Clinic in Alabama Becomes 1st to Halt Services After State Rules Embryos Are 'Children' - Jezebel

Posted on AllSides February 21st, 2024
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On Wednesday, an IVF clinic in Alabama became the first fertility clinic to halt services after the state’s Supreme Court ruled on Friday that frozen embryos are “extrauterine children.” A spokesperson for the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility told that UAB is “saddened” for their patients who struggle with infertility and can no longer look to their IVF services at this time. “We must evaluate the potential that our patients and our physicians could be prosecuted criminally or face punitive damages for following...

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