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Laws in 13 US states could threaten IVF business

March 04, 2024

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CWN Editor's Note: Following a court ruling in Alabama that frozen embryos used in IVF procedures qualify as people with legal rights, the Center for Reproductive Rights has reported that 13 states have laws that could offer the same protection to embryos.

“Personhood” laws, defining human life as beginning at conception, could threaten the legality of the lucrative IVF business. Children conceived by IVF now account for 2% of the babies born in the US.

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