May 20, 2024
Access & Coverage | Tea Leaves
  • Senators Ted Cruz and Katie Britt announced Monday they are introducing legislation to protect legal access to in vitro fertilization (IVF) nationwide in the wake of an Alabama Supreme Court ruling that embryos created by the treatment are children. Cruz and Britt said they will unveil the bill to clear up the “confusion and misinformation” spread by the ruling, which has alarmed prospective parents who worry they may lose access to the procedure and the chance to have children. Cruz and Britt added that their goal “is to make sure that any family’s path to bringing a child into the world isn’t compromised by preventable legal confusion.” (Article here)