In past few days President Trump has been signing a lot of things and the infertility community is worried that the rumblings of H.R. 586 will be next. What most people know is that is an abortion law but it is SOOOO much more than that.
We all know I did 7 IUI’s and 2 rounds of IVF and I know COUNTLESS friends who have children because of IVF or are expecting right now all because of IVF. But what if IVF was banned? MY hopes of having children would have been stopped sooner and so many beautiful friends of mine would not have their children, I mean …. could you IMAGINE? Could you imagine knowing science could help couples have children but saying NO you can’t do this anymore because this ill-thought bill becomes law?
Don’t believe me? Read on to educate yourself…….
While President Donald Trump has been busily signing Executive Orders, he’s not the only lawmaker getting to work in Washington. Meet H.R. 586, the Sanctity of Human Life Act. Introduced by Republican Rep. Jody Hice from Georgia’s 10th district, the bill seeks to define that “the life of each human being begins with fertilization,” and, more alarmingly so, that even a “one-celled embryo” is a “a new unique human being.” H.R. 586 is a classic personhood bill that goes directly against science, so how would this personhood bill affect IVF? If H.R. 586 were to become law, it would effectively ban the practice of in vitro fertilization entirely in the United States……
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