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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

British Woman Sentenced to 8 Years For Self-Induced Abortion at 39 Weeks

BBC News: Sarah Catt jailed for full-term abortion of baby:

A woman who aborted her own baby in the final phase of her pregnancy has been jailed for eight years.

Sarah Louise Catt, 35, of Sherburn-in-Elmet, North Yorkshire, took a drug when she was full term, 39 weeks pregnant, to cause an early delivery. . . .

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/2012/09/british-woman-sentenced-to-8-years-for-self-induced-abortion-at-39-weeks.html

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