Monday, June 27, 2022

The effect of the Roe ve Wade judgment, Reproductive Tourism and Indian IVF clinics


The US Supreme Court's decision to reverse the landmark Roe vs. Wade decision, which allowed women the right to legal abortion, has created a major crisis of confidence amongst educated American women . They are being deprived of their right to make their own choices once they get pregnant !

The problem is that the US is becoming an increasingly polarised society, and while the pro-choice vs. pro-life battle has always been a contentious issue , it is becoming increasingly clear that a society that today decides to curtail the rights of pregnant women may tomorrow decide to infringe on the rights of infertile women as well, and they may no longer be free to decide what they want to do with their frozen eggs and embryos . Thus, the US Govt may rule that frozen embryos are potential unborn babies, and cannot be discarded, and will need to be transferred into the woman’s uterus, whether or not she wants to get pregnant !

Sadly, activists, bureaucrats and judges don't seem to understand the difference between an embryo in the IVF lab and a fetus in the uterus !

The US Govt seems to take pride in telling women what to do , rather than giving them the freedom to make their own choices . A natural consequence of this will be a boost to reproductive tourism , and many American women who want to pursue IVF and make their own decisions as to what to do with their own frozen embryos will choose to do IVF outside the US.

India is going to be an extremely popular destination because the Indian IVF law respects the right of patients to do what they feel is right for themselves , and not force them to do what the Govt demands, depending on who happens to be in the majority in the US Supreme Court.

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