Alabama court and IVF – level 2

01-03-2024 07:00

Alabama’s top court said that frozen embryos are children. This caused a fight among Christian groups.

The court didn’t ban IVF, but many people worry about the legal impact of the decision. Many clinics stopped treatments. Margaret is a Christian she finds the news worrying. On the other hand, some groups which support life, are happy about the decision. The ruling also changed laws on embryos which clinics keep in storage.

Local lawmakers plan to introduce a bill to protect IVF which could help solve the problem. The ruling started a new fight over the rights of unborn children in Alabama.

Difficult words: embryo (an early stage of a baby or other animal before birth), IVF (putting a man’s sperm into a woman’s egg outside the woman’s body), storage (storing something for future use).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

How has the recent court ruling on frozen embryos affected the IVF industry and sparked a debate about the rights of unborn children in Alabama?


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