May 10, 2015

Case of pregnant 10-year-old divides Paraguay

ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — One of Paraguay's leading churchmen acknowledged Sunday that the nation has been split over the case of a pregnant 10-year-old girl denied an abortion. The argument over the girl has drawn unusually strong attention to the issues of child abuse and abortion, which is banned in all cases except when the mother's life is in danger. "The country is divided in two," said...

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