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Trump calls on Alabama lawmakers to ensure IVF availability – ‘I strongly support’

Former president Donald Trump today joined the growing chorus of conservative leaders responding to the Alabama Supreme Court’s recent decision to classify frozen embryos as children. As a result of the surprise ruling, at least three Alabama clinics have already ceased offering IVF treatments. UAB Health System, the state’s largest hospital, began limiting its IVF related services as well.

“Under my leadership, the Republican Party will always support the creation of strong, thriving, healthy American families,” Trump said on Truth Social. “We want to make it easier for mothers and fathers to have babies, not harder!”

“That includes supporting the availability of fertility treatments like IVF in every State in America. Like the OVERWHELMING MAJORITY of Americans, including the VAST MAJORITY of Republicans, Conservatives, Christians, and Pro-Life Americans, I strongly support the availability of IVF for couples who are trying to have a precious baby.”

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The GOP frontrunner for 2024 then called on the Alabama Legislature to step in and save IVF treatments within the state.

“Today, I am calling on the Alabama Legislature to act quickly to find an immediate solution to preserve the availability of IVF in Alabama. The Republican Party should always be on the side of the Miracle of Life- and the side of Mothers, Fathers, and their Beautiful Babies.”

Trump also reiterated similar comments on Thursday at a rally in South Carolina:

“IVF is an important part of that, and our Great Republican Party will always be with you, in your quest, for the ULTIMATE JOY IN LIFE!”

Legislators in the both the state House and Senate filed legislation earlier this week that would help to protect IVF services.

Austen Shipley is a staff writer for Yellowhammer News.

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