The court's decision to allow this case to proceed has significant implications for the pro-life movement.
(Montgomery, AL)—[Christian Headlines] The Alabama Supreme Court has ruled that a wrongful death lawsuit brought by a woman who claims her doctor caused her to have a miscarriage by administering an abortion-inducing drug can proceed. (Ultrasound photo via Christian News)
Kimberly Stinnett's usual doctor was reportedly out the day of her appointment. Karla Kennedy, the doctor who was filling in that day, believed that Stinnett had an ectopic pregnancy since she had had one previously. Thus, Kennedy decided to administer methotrexate, a drug that, as the court noted, is "intended to cause the end of the pregnancy."
However, when Stinnett's usual doctor, William Huggins, examined her pregnancy via ultrasound, he found that Stinnett did not have an ectopic pregnancy after all, but instead had a normal...