Some states have a law that voids an advance directive living will for pregnant women, and a group is suing one of them, the state of Idaho. According to Slate,
at least nine other states have laws that invalidate advance directives for pregnant women. Legal Voice is suing Idaho, claiming the law violates the Equal Protection clause of the Constitution. The organization says basing a law on a person’s sex gives women fewer rights. Read more about the lawsuit at Slate.com.