Woman 30 weeks pregnant authorized by Indian court to abort

Abortionists given immunity if something happens to the mother By Dave Andrusko In a decision loaded with tragedy, last Friday the Bombay high court ruled that a woman could abort her 30-week-old unborn child because an ultrasound was said to have detected “multiple neurological abnormalities,” the Times of India reported.” According to Shibu Thomas, the …

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Indian woman dies as baby is aborted in 7th month; authorities suspect sex-selective abortion

By Dave Andrusko Sex selective abortions are rampant in India, as NRL News Today has reported on many occasions [see here; here; and here). According to a story in The Hindu, a woman, seven months pregnant, died Tuesday of a suspected sex selective performed by a nurse. R. Ramuthai, 28, came from Uthapanaickanoor, near Usilampatti …

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Abortionists in India celebrate increase in abortion after one-time drop

But lament “only” one girl under 15 had abortion By Dave Andrusko The graphic is labeled, “for representational purposes only.” It shows a well developed unborn baby cupped in two hands. In the background are abortion tools. The headline to the story in the Times of India reads, “Abortions in city rise 5%, health experts …

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Woman dies following illegal abortion, Indian officials hunt for doctors performing sex-selection screenings

Arrest follows second “successful” attempt to abort baby girl and death of her mother By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note, Tamil Nadu, one of India’s 29 states, lies in the southernmost part of the Indian Peninsula. Salem is a city in Tamil Nadu. 24-year-old Lakshmi Manigandan died April 19, following the second attempt to perform a …

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Gigantic imbalance among the sexes in China and India

Government policies + sex-selection abortions multiple impact of cultural preference for boys By Dave Andrusko When the first eight words of a story are “Nothing like this has happened in human history,” it gets your attention. The rest of Simon Denyer’s and Annie Gowen’s first paragraph in their Washington Post story tells you what and …

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Indian woman loses unborn baby after being repeatedly kicked in the stomach

By Dave Andrusko It took the victim of an attack that killed her unborn baby sitting peacefully in front of a police station in a town in southern India before authorities would investigate the brutal assault that took the life of her 4 ½ month unborn baby, Yahoo News reported. “While the incident occurred 18 …

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Missing in India: 63 million women

More than 11 million of these, owing to sex-selective abortion. Could be as high as 16.9 million. By Jonathan Abbamonte Millions of women have gone missing from India’s population due to persistent, deep-seated male bias and extreme son preference. According to a recent report from the Government of India, a staggering 63 million women are …

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Indian authorities continue crackdown on illegal abortions

By Dave Andrusko The Indian Express is reporting that Barely five months after a sex-selective abortion racket was unearthed at Mhaisal in Sangli district of Maharashtra [a state in the western region of India], district authorities of Solapur have lodged two separate cases against four doctors conducting abortions at unauthorised centres. The authorities have filed cases …

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Aborted at 32 weeks, little Indian baby dies two days later

By Dave Andrusko The little baby boy at the center of a fierce abortion debate in India died Sunday morning. His death was likely due to serious respiratory problems, a result of being eight weeks premature, DoctorNDTV reported. As NRL News Today reported last week, the case was bathed in confusion and controversy. Last Wednesday …

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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 India recently reported that the health administration in Solapur district, located in the Indian state of Maharashtra, raided …

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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 child is not the “right” sex (almost always a girl). Pro-abortion feminists want to decry a lethal preference …

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Indian woman nearly dies from botched abortion, authorities investigating whether the baby was a victim of female infanticide

By Dave Andrusko The Times of India is reporting that authorities are investigating the botched abortion of a woman carrying a 21-old-baby for how it happened in an area on the Southeast coast of India and whether it was a case of female infanticide. Reporter Ravindra Uppar explained According to reliable sources, the woman from Markandeya …

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