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Virginia Personhood Bill Seen as Threat to Fertility Efforts

Loudon Times,  Feb 23, 2012

Fertility experts say Virginia’s Personhood Bill threatens more than just abortion access — it could eliminate the practice of in-vitro fertilization. The House Bill 1, referred to as the Personhood Bill, would grant constitutional rights to embryos at conception. “We have concluded that Personhood measures, like HB 1, pose a serious threat to fertility treatments,” said Barbara Collura, executive director of RESOLVE: the National Infertility Association, a national nonprofit that promotes reproductive health based in McLean.

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