When life begins | Arkansas Blog

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

When life begins

Posted By on Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 4:01 PM

For your reading, philosophical and other consideration is this Court of Appeals decision today. A frozen embryo was successfully used for pregnancy of a woman whose husband had died in an on-the-job accident. Was the child resulting from that pregnancy entitled to Workers Comp dependent benefits? The Court of Appeals today said no. The court dodged the question of whether the embryo was a person and held that the child was not an actual dependent at the time of the father's death.

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