In Malpractice Case, Catholic Hospital Argues Fetuses Aren’t People


Source: The Colorado Independent

But when it came to mounting a defense in the Stodghill case, Catholic Health’s lawyers effectively turned the Church directives on their head. Catholic organizations have for decades fought to change federal and state laws that fail to protect “unborn persons,” and Catholic Health’s lawyers in this case had the chance to set precedent bolstering anti-abortion legal arguments. Instead, they are arguing state law protects doctors from liability concerning unborn fetuses on grounds that those fetuses are not persons with legal rights.

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One thought on “In Malpractice Case, Catholic Hospital Argues Fetuses Aren’t People

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