Unborn Child

It is reported by christiannews.net, that the Alabama Supreme Court has ruled that a woman’s wrongful death lawsuit against an OB/GYN accused of contributing to the death of her unborn child may proceed. The court declared that unborn children are human beings whether or not at the point of viability and therefore are entitled to legal protection.

In Kimberly A. Stinnett v Karla G. Kennedy, M.D. the SUPREME COURT OF ALABAMA records that “In light of the legislative recognition that a ‘person’ includes an ‘unborn child in utero at any stage of development, regardless of viability,’ we do not believe that probable progression to viability is the appropriate relevant proximate-cause inquiry in this case,” they continue,  “Rather, we hold that, in order to establish proximate cause, Stinnett was required to show that Dr. Kennedy’s actions probably caused the death of the fetus, ‘regardless of viability.’”