A Senate Republican blocked the quick passage of a Democrat-led bill on Wednesday that would have installed federal protections, not just for in vitro fertilization (IVF) but for all “assisted reproductive technology” as defined by the federal government.

Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS) objected to Sens. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and Patty Murray’s (D-WA) effort to pass the bill via unanimous consent, which would have fast-tracked the legislation. Democrats reintroduced the bill,…


Read the Full Article