Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Turkey's Prime Minister Calls Abortion "Murder" and Urges Restrictions
BloombergBusinessWeek: Turkey May Ban Abortion as Erdogan Won’t Allow ‘Murder’, by Emre Peker:
Turkey’s Cabinet will debate a Health Ministry report on abortion that may include a ban, less than a week after Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan likened the procedure to murder. . . .
Erdogan sparked the row last week when he told the women’s arm of the governing Justice and Development Party that abortion is murder and its proponents are trying to cripple Turkey’s economic success by curbing population growth. . . .