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Alabama House Passes Bill Protecting IVF Providers After State Supreme Court Rules Frozen Embryos Are Children

Posted on AllSides February 29th, 2024
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The Republican-led Alabama House passed a bill on Thursday protecting in vitro fertilization (IVF) providers just a week after the state’s Supreme Court ruled that frozen embryos are children. The legislation, HB 237, seeks to give “civil and criminal immunity to persons providing goods and services related to in vitro fertilization in certain circumstances,” The Hill reported. Under the bill, IVF providers would not be immune from prosecution in situations that involve “an act or omission that is both intentional and not arising from or related to IVF services.” Lawmakers...

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