Judge rules Alabama man may not bring “wrongful death” claim for an abortion performed against his wishes

By Dave Andrusko On Friday Madison County Circuit Judge Chris Comer ruled that Ryan Magers could not bring a wrongful death claim against the Alabama Women’s Center for Reproductive Alternatives in Huntsville which aborted the baby of his then-girlfriend in 2017. Last March a Madison County probate judge granted Magers’ petition to represent the estate …

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Update on KS sex selection abortion ban & pro-life bills

By Kathy Ostrowski, Legislative Director, Kansans for Life Editor’s note. This is excerpted from an update distributed by Kansans for Life. SB 141, banning sex-selection abortions, was passed favorably out of the Senate Public Health & Welfare committee on Thursday. Only Sen. David Haley (D-Kansas City) voted in opposition and wanted his vote recorded. Testimony …

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Alabama Supreme Court Rules Mother Can Sue for ‘Wrongful Death’ of Pre-viable Unborn Son

By Dave Andrusko http://twitter.com/daveha In a unanimous decision, the Alabama Supreme Court Friday ruled that a DeKalb County woman could sue for wrongful death of her unborn son even though her baby had not reached viability. In a separate concurring opinion, three justices joined Justice Tom Parker to highlight what it called the “diminishing influence …

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Alabama Supreme Court Unanimously Rules “Wrongful Death” Statute Applies to Unborn Child at Any Stage of Development

By Dave Andrusko Last week the Alabama Supreme Court overturned the decision of a lower court judge that held that a 12-week-old unborn child was not covered under the state’s wrongful death statute. The impact of the unanimous decision, handed down last Friday, was that an unborn child need not have reached viability before his …

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