Saturday, May 13, 2006

Colombian Court Finds Exceptions to Application of Strict Abortion Law

Colombia's Supreme Court ruled this week that abortions can be allowed in certain limited cases, if incest or rape is involved or if the fetus is so deformed that it would be unable to live outside the mother's womb. Abortion rights activists hope that the decision toward less strict anti-abortion laws will  encourage continued liberalization of the abortion issue in South America. Source.  Toby Muse, AP, seattlepi.newsource.com. To read the complete story, please click here (last visited May 13, 2006, reo).

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