The Senators Protect IVF, but From Whom?

Published May 27, 2024

The Wall Street Journal

Sens. Ted Cruz and Katie Boyd Britt no doubt sincerely believe “IVF is profoundly pro-family,” but they are profoundly mistaken (“We’ll Protect Both Life and IVF,” op-ed, May 20). As practiced, in vitro fertilization requires killing human beings at their earliest stage of existence. Many more embryos are produced than can ever be brought to term. We may store excess embryos for years, but eventually those not destroyed in the procedure itself will be discarded.

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Ryan T. Anderson, Ph.D., is the President of the Ethics and Public Policy Center.

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