in-vitro_newsfull_hCosta Rican lawmakers once again breezed past a deadline set by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights to legalize In Vitro Fertilization (IVF).

The online daily CRHoy.com reported that the legislature failed to reach a quorum to vote on the long-delayed bill that would reverse a decade-old ban on the fertility practice.  The vote planned for Thursday came down to the last hours of the 2013 legislative session, as lawmakers prepared to leave for their 46-day holiday recess. The Assembly returns to session on Feb. 4, 2014.

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