More than Half of GOP Voters Say ‘An Embryo is a Person with Rights’

A majority of Republican voters and Republican-leaning voters say they agree with the statement that fetuses are human beings with rights because human life begins at conception. Pew Research Center survey released According to Monday’s survey, 53% of Republicans and Republican voters said the above statement was “very” or “extremely” consistent with their personal views. […]

GOP seeks to distance itself from consequences of Alabama frozen embryo decision

The Alabama Supreme Court’s ruling that frozen embryos are children has left Republicans in a bind, forcing them to distance themselves from some of the far-reaching implications of the ruling. Three fertility clinics in Alabama, including the state’s largest health system, have suspended in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment following a shocking ruling. The ruling puts […]

Activists worry Alabama embryo ruling violates church-state separation

When the Alabama Supreme Court ruled that frozen embryos are considered children under state law, the chief justice had higher authority in mind. Chief Justice Tom Parker quoted the Bible and Christian theologians in his concurring opinion, warning those who advocate separation of church and state and pleasing religious conservatives who oppose abortion. “Human life […]

Second Alabama provider pauses IVF treatments after embryo ruling | Alabama

A second Alabama health care provider announced it would suspend in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatments Thursday, days after the state Supreme Court issued its first ruling that embryos are “children outside the womb.” did. “Given the legal risks to our clinic and embryologists, we have made the incredibly difficult decision to put new IVF treatments […]

Alabama frozen embryo ruling will limit fertility treatments, critics say

The Alabama Supreme Court has ruled that frozen embryos can be considered children under state law, but critics say the decision has major implications for fertility treatment in the state. He pointed out that there is a possibility. The ruling was handed down in two wrongful death lawsuits brought by three couples whose frozen embryos […]

Scientists Create Model of Early Human Embryo Without Egg or Sperm

Scientists in Israel have grown an early human embryo model without using human eggs or sperm. One researcher claims this provides a glimpse into the early days of pregnancy. The completed model is grown There were no sperm, no eggs, and no woman’s uterus, 9 News reported Thursday. Researchers at the Weizmann Institute of Science […]

Scientists Grow Human Embryo Model Without Sperm Or Egg

A group of Israeli scientists have grown a “complete” model of a human embryo without the help of sperm or eggs, according to a paper published Wednesday. Weizmann Institute Team announced the results of their investigation Contributed to Nature magazine. They used reprogrammed stem cells to mimic human embryonic development, giving them the potential to […]