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Alabama Supreme Court takes on Roe v. Wade

From The DailyCaller.com, By , 02/21/12 –

Alabama Supreme Court Justice Tom Parker offered some red meat to pro-lifers when he used a wrongful death case to call on states to give legal rights to unborn babies, arguing that Roe v. Wade’s “viability standard is not persuasive” and “should be abandoned.”

In a unanimous decision issued Friday, the Alabama Supreme Court ruled that a DeKalb County, Ala. woman could pursue a wrongful death claim against her doctors on behalf of her unborn child, even though the fetus died before being able to survive outside her womb.

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