The Extrauterine Citizens

Alabama’s supreme court ruled embryos are ‘extrauterine children’.The Guardian

Several other states have moved forward with measures that give embryos or fetuses some degree of legal rights and protections. These kinds of measures, which work to legally establish so-called “fetal personhood”, are often the work of anti-abortion activists who believe that life begins at conception.

Georgia, for instance, has enacted a law that allows people to claim fetuses as tax dependents.

Attribution: Alabama frozen embryo ruling by Dave Granlund, PoliticalCartoons.com