Alabama IVF ruling divides devout Christians: 'Fewer children will be born'

Alabama IVF ruling divides devout Christians: 'Fewer children will be born'
After Alabama rules that frozen embryos are children, some fertility patients pray that lawmakers find a solution.
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-68396485

When Alabama's Supreme Court defined frozen embryos as children, the shock and confusion was immediate. Major hospitals pulled fertility services and would-be parents scrambled for clarity on what would happen next.

The debate over reproductive rights in America has long been driven, in part, by opposition to abortion from Christian groups - but this ruling has divided that movement and ignited debate about the role of theology in US lawmaking.

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When Alabama's Supreme Court defined frozen embryos as children, the shock and confusion was immediate. Major hospitals pulled fertility services and would-be parents scrambled for clarity on what would happen next.

The debate over reproductive rights in America has long been driven, in part, by opposition to abortion from Christian groups - but this ruling has divided that movement and ignited debate about the role of theology in US lawmaking.