27 Oct '11, 12pm

Giving Rights To Fertilized Eggs Could Potentially Jail or Kill Mothers | Care2 Causes

Giving Rights To Fertilized Eggs Could Potentially Jail or Kill Mothers | Care2 Causes

Mississippi’s impeding vote on granting legal rights to fertilized eggs and fetuses prior to birth has many up at arms over the likelihood of the measure abolishing abortion, blocking many fertility treatments and possibly banning popular forms of birth control. But one thing that has been less discussed is the potential it has to affect all pregnant women by granting her fetus rights equal to and separate from her own. Rights that, if they conflict with that of the woman carrying it, could potentially put her in jail, or worse. Allison Korn, a staff attorney at National Advocates for Pregnant Women, explains how passing “personhood” could spread the issue of criminalizing women who miscarried, putting suspicion on her that she may have “murdered” her baby, or could force women to undergo medical interventions against their wills for the “sake of the baby.” But most distur...

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