Alabama Judge Throws Out 'Baby Roe' Case Filed by Father of Aborted Baby

    Updated: September 4, 2019 at 10:00 am EST  See Comments

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    Alabama Judge Throws Out ‘Baby Roe’ Case Filed by Father of Aborted Baby

    A circuit judge has thrown out the case of an Alabama man who filed a wrongful death suit on behalf of his aborted baby.

    Ryan Magers sued an Alabama clinic where his then 16-year-old girlfriend obtained the abortion pill, arguing that the recent change in state legislation means that the fetus should have been granted greater protections.

    “I’m here for the men who actually want to have their baby,” Magers told WAAY 31 earlier this year. “It was just like my whole world fell apart,” he added.

    But in his recent ruling, Madison County Circuit Judge Chris Comer completely disagreed, noting that the clinic issued the abortion medication prior to the “personhood” statute being brought in towards the end of last year.

    In November 2018, the new bill “Amendment 2” came into force, prohibiting all abortions in the state, with exceptions made in cases that present a serious health risk to the woman.

    The baby in the Magers case, however, was aborted back in 2017. As such, the judge highlighted that legislative changes cannot be enforced retrospectively.

    “…the Court finds that Plaintiff’s asserted claims for punitive money damages are not cognizable under Alabama law, including the Alabama Wrongful Death Act,” Comer wrote in his ruling, according to

    The case gained national attention earlier this year after Madison County Probate Judge Frank Barger granted Mager’s request to act as the representative of the

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