Establishes personhood at the moment of fertilization, and provides for equal protection and due process to fertilized eggs.

This an extremely problematic bill that would not only effectively ban abortion, but would complicate many fertility treatments: fertilized eggs to be used for in vitro would need to be stored and kept safe for eternity.  Destruction of fertilized eggs would be against the law.

Sponsors

Magnuson, Bennett, Burns, Chumley, Crawford, Hill, Long, Pope, G.R.Smith, Thayer, Toole, Morgan, Daning, V.S.Moss, Elliott, Trantham, Willis, B.Cox, Bryant, McCravy, Hiott, Huggins, Loftis, Stringer, Ligon, Gagnon and Yow

Status

Pre-session filed

Session

123rd Legislative Session

Bill number

Position

Oppose

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