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Alabama attorney general responds to controversial IVF ruling

Posted on AllSides February 23rd, 2024
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Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall has responded to concerns about the state's controversial ruling on the legal status of embryos potentially impacting couples pursuing in-vitro fertilization (IVF) treatments. The Alabama Supreme Court ruled last week that frozen embryos are considered the legal equivalent of living children, meaning that discarding any unviable or unwanted embryos that intended for IVF treatments could result in companies or families being prosecuted or held liable for wrongful death. In an email to Newsweek on Friday, Marshall's chief counsel Katherine Robertson said that "Attorney General Marshall...

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