Every Child is a Blessing Act of 2017 (H.R. 684)
This law was last updated on Oct 16, 2018
H.R. 684 would prohibit the recovery of damages in certain civil actions based on a claim that, but for the conduct of the defendant, a child, once conceived, would not or should not have been born.
The bill would make such prohibition applicable to claims based on a child’s disability, defect, abnormality, race, sex, or other inborn characteristic.
The bill would essentially prohibit parents from suing their doctor for withholding information about potential fetal anomalies that would have led them to terminate a pregnancy rather than carry to term.