Category Archives: Sex-Selection Abortion

Husband/wife team arrested following sex-selection abortions in India

By Dave Andrusko While prenatal testing for gender is illegal in India, there is a constant stream of stories that the practice of aborting female babies because they are not boys continues to flourish. The Times of

A “solution” that sidesteps the real reason for the huge male/female imbalance in India

By Dave Andrusko Sex selection is a straightforward issue for pro-lifers but much trickier for pro-abortion “feminists.” We oppose abortion. Period. It only adds to what is already morally and ethically wrong if the motivation is the

Liberal party missed something in gender-based violence strategy

Editor’s note. This comes from the Canadian pro-life site, WeNeedALaw and is reposted with permission. The Liberal party released their gender-based violence strategy last month. The strategy aims to address issues ranging from investigating street harassment to focusing

Bioethics think tank says new prenatal test could lead to aborting babies who are the “wrong gender” or with other “undesirable” traits

Says technique should be “restricted” Editor’s note. This is based on a post that appeared on the blog of SPUC–the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children and is reposted with permission. The Nuffield Council on Bioethics has

Sex-Selection abortion results in huge gender disparity in Canadian women born in India

Dr. Marcelo Urquia

By Dave Andrusko A study published Monday in the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Canada documents that for Indian women migrating to Canada, a preference for boys over girls does not diminish, regardless of how long they have

Condemning sex selection abortions difficult for pro-choice activists

By Sarah Terzo Abortion rights groups are put in a difficult position by sex-selection abortions. They have said for years that a woman’s decision to abort is no one’s business but her own, and that no one

Ark. Gov. signs bill banning Sex-Selective abortion

By Dave Andrusko And now there are eight. When Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed House Bill 1434 yesterday, Arkansas joined Arizona, Kansas, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and South Dakota in having laws on the books that

Why are sex-selective abortions so offensive, if abortion itself isn’t?

By Cassy Fiano A British ethicist caused international outrage when she argued that women should be allowed to have abortions because the child they’re carrying is the “wrong” sex. Professor Wendy Savage, a member of the British

British Medical Association medical ethics expert: sex-selective abortion in interests of mother AND baby

Prof. Savage said that sex-selective abortion is "another myth propagated by the anti-abortion lobby." [Image: Eyevine]

Editor’s note. This comes from SPUC–the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children. An influential member of the British Medical Association’s medical ethics committee has said that women should be able to have abortions at any stage

British Ethics Think Tank demands a ban on early pregnancy blood test to curb abortion of baby girls

By Dave Andrusko The issue of sex-selective abortion refuses to go away in Great Britain, in spite of unwillingness of authorities to prosecute abortionists who have been caught on camera agreeing to abort babies because they are

Sex-Selective abortion is “gender-based violence”

Editor’s note. The following was posted at the Canadian pro-life site weneedalaw.ca and is reposted with permission. This past week Maryam Monsef, Canada’s Status of Women Minister gave Planned Parenthood Ottawa $285,000 so they can use it

Ark. House passes bill banning abortions based solely on baby’s sex

By Dave Andrusko Arkansas took an important first step this week to becoming the eighth state to ban abortions based solely on the sex of the baby. On Tuesday, the House voted 79-3 in favor of House