Political and Legislative

House Speaker Mike Johnson Says Congress Will Not Deal With Key IVF Question

House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) said Thursday that Congress would not address a key question surrounding in vitro fertilization (IVF) in the wake of a controversial Alabama Supreme Court ruling on embryos.

“CBS Mornings” co-host Tony Dokoupil pressed Johnson on whether he would see destroying embryos as “murder,” noting that Alabama recently passed legislation to protect IVF providers from the state Supreme Court’s recent ruling that frozen embryos are to be considered people.

While Johnson said he supported access to IVF, he sidestepped the question on whether he would see disposing or destroying embryos as murder. He noted that it is “something that we’ve got to grapple with.”

Read the source article at The Hill

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