New Federal Bill Introduced to Protect IVF

The Access to Family Building Act (linked below) has just been introduced in Congress by U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (IL), U.S. Senator and Chair of the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations Patty Murray (WA), and Representative Susan Wild (PA).  Their bill comes in response to the 2022 ruling on Roe v. Wade by the U.S. Supreme Court (linked below) that caused many to rethink how the law can affect their family decisions – although the ruling did not restrict access to IVF.

The Access to Family Building Act is intended to ensure that the states cannot restrict a person’s right to create and build a family, regardless of where they live or who they love.  In addition, the bill would establish a right for IVF patients to continue their treatments under a new statutory framework while authorizing how their sperm or egg cells are used in their procedures and without interference from those states that are now restricting access to abortions.

This bill is supported by Resolve and the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (linked below).

For more on this new bill and how it can affect your decisions regarding family building, click the link below to read the full article from Forbes.

Want to learn more about your options for Surrogacy and IVF and how we can help protect you on your journey? Please contact us today at www.SageFamilyAssociation.com or by calling 984-303-1041.

Access to Family Building Act

Full Forbes Article on the Access to Family Building Act

Roe v. Wade Overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court

Resolve

American Society of Reproductive Medicine

 

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