IVF Bills Pass in the House and Senate

*Two identical bills (HB237 and SB159) have been filed––one in the House, one in the Senate, respectively––that would grant immunity to IVF clinics in their handling of embryos, except for situations that arise of embryos being mishandled outside of IVF services. Both bills passed. While these bills allow IVF clinics to presumably resume their services,…

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Protecting Children by Holding Clergy Accountable

House Bill 125 passes the Alabama House of Representatives. This bill, if it also passes the Senate, would make it unlawful for clergy in a position of trust or authority over a person to commit certain sex acts with an individual under 19 years of age, or a protected person under 22 years of age.…

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