Think concerns over “egg-as-person” laws in the US are overblown? In Nicaragua, pregnant women suffering from cancer are refused appropriate treatment and girls pregnant as a result of rape are compelled to carry to term, to name just a few…
The President of Brazil’s Catholics for Choice talks about the impact of the Church’s excommunication (and later retraction) of the mother and doctors of a nine-year-old girl who sought an abortion.
If you can’t grasp the basics — women have minds and feelings, just like men — it’s a short jump to dehumanizing women and girls in other ways.
Brazilian President Luiz Inacio da Silva has chastised the Catholic Church for excommunicating the doctors and family of the nine-year-old girl who had an abortion.
If there is no room in the Catholic Church for doctors who would provide an abortion to a nine-year-old incest survivor pregnant with twins, then there is no room for me, Brazilian Catholics are saying.
A Catholic bishop in Brazil says the mother and doctors of a nine-year-old girl, pregnant as a result of incest and who had an abortion, should be excommunicated.
Why did an abstinence-only program receive double the amount of tax-payer funding it applied for despite allegations of unethical relationships, and low rankings by the very agency from which it received the money?