Should There Be an Abortion Exception in the Case of Rape?

Human Rights organizations were in an uproar when the government of Paraguay refused to allow a then 10-year-old rape victim to get an abortion, despite the international outcry and the fervent requests of her mother. The girl, going under the pseudonym Mainumby, recently gave birth to a healthy baby girl. She had a C-section because of her small size, but she is also apparently healthy and recovering. Human rights organizations are still furious about the whole thing: Erika Guevara, Americas director Read more […]