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BumRushDaShow

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Sun Feb 25, 2024, 01:10 PM Feb 25

Duckworth: GOP puts rights of an egg 'over the rights of the woman' with IVF ruling

Source: The Hill

02/25/24 10:46 AM ET


Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) denounced the GOP response to an Alabama Supreme Court decision last week restricting in vitro fertilization (IVF), calling Republicans’ reactions disingenuous and part of the party’s efforts to limit women’s reproductive rights.

The ruling handed down Monday classifies fertilized embryos as children, meaning failed IVF procedures could result in criminal charges for hospitals and doctors. Multiple major Alabama hospitals have stopped offering IVF because of the decision.

“I’m devastated for all those families that are trying to start families but I was not at all surprised,” Duckworth told Martha Raddatz in an ABC “This Week” interview on Sunday. “Republicans have put the rights of a fertilized egg over the rights of the woman,” she continued. “And that is not something that I think the American people agree with.”

Duckworth herself used IVF to have her two daughters, now nine and five years old. The senator has repeatedly introduced a bill in the Senate to protect IVF treatment federally. She said there has been no GOP support, even after the GOP Senate campaign arm called on candidates to reject attempts to regulate access to the procedure.

Read more: https://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/4487998-duckworth-gop-puts-rights-of-an-egg-over-the-rights-of-the-woman-with-ivf-ruling/

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Duckworth: GOP puts rights of an egg 'over the rights of the woman' with IVF ruling (Original Post) BumRushDaShow Feb 25 OP
Of course they do. A woman is a man's property, to these wankers. RandomNumbers Feb 25 #1
Thank you, Tammy Duckworth! Kath2 Feb 25 #2

RandomNumbers

(17,595 posts)
1. Of course they do. A woman is a man's property, to these wankers.
Sun Feb 25, 2024, 01:16 PM
Feb 25

And tying her to a baby helps them control her.

Kath2

(3,074 posts)
2. Thank you, Tammy Duckworth!
Sun Feb 25, 2024, 08:58 PM
Feb 25

This is so fucking sickening. "Pro-life" is BS. This proves it. It is all about controlling women. We're not going back to the 50's.

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