Who Gets to Decide the Fate of Embryos? A Missouri Bill Tries to Answer the Difficult Question

Last year, Sophia Vergara’s former fiancé, Nick Loeb, garnered media attention (including a controversial opinion piece in the New York Times) when he sued the actress over two embryos the couple had fertilized during their relationship. The lawsuit, which was not particularly unusual, but notable because it involved…

Zygotes Aren't Entitled to Dead Parent's Benefits, Says Most Twilight Zone-y Supreme Court Ruling Ever

Well, thank goodness that's settled. The Supreme Court ruled today that children conceived via in vitro fertilization after the death of a parent aren't automatically entitled to that dead parent's Social Security benefits, as they're not technically "survivors," because they're not "natural children" as defined by…