State Supreme Court asked to review ‘wrongful birth’ law


A Kansas couple want the state Supreme Court to review a law banning lawsuits against physicians who don’t tell parents about their unborn child’s birth defects so they can end the pregnancy.

Lawyers for Alysia Tillman and Storm Fleetwood are asking the state’s highest court to reconsider a recent appeals court decision upholding a 2013 law that banned legal claims for “wrongful birth.”

In a wrongful birth lawsuit, parents claim a physician failed to warn them of the risk of giving birth to a . . .


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