Yesterday, a federal judge temporarily stopped a fetal burial rule in Texas that was supposed to go into effect Monday.
The rule would require health care facilities to cremate or bury fetal remains from miscarriages and abortions — regardless of how far along the pregnancy was or a woman's wishes. Supporters say fetal remains shouldn’t be treated like medical waste. But health care providers, and even funeral homes, are worried the rule's implications are unclear and possibly costly.
This segment aired on December 16, 2016.
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