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Texas Supreme Court rejects case that could have imperiled IVF access

The justices allowed a lower court’s opinion to stand, and, for now, sidestepped the question of whether a frozen embryo has the same rights as a living child.

A doctor injects sperm directly into an egg during in-vitro fertilization (IVF) procedure called Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection at Novum clinic October 26, 2010, in Warsaw.

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