PA. JUSTICES TO WEIGH ALLOWING LAWSUITS IN 'WRONGFUL LIFE' CASES
When politicians debate reproductive rights, they don't just argue over when life begins for a fetus. They often also decide how much the woman carrying it should be told.
Before a woman can obtain an abortion, for example, Pennsylvania law requires that she be told of alternatives like adoption. If a fetus is diagnosed in utero with Down syndrome, meanwhile, her doctor must provide information about treatment and support options.
But under a 27-year-old state law, a woman can't sue ...