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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Buried alive, newborn baby girl is miraculously rescued

By Dave Andrusko A fascinating juxtaposition of stories from India. Last Saturday, a newborn baby girl, who had been buried alive by her parents, was miraculous discovered “after a local resident spotted some movement on the earth where she was buried,” the India Times reported. The news service added that the baby girl’s umbilical cord …

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Fears of Indian gendercide after fetuses found in sewer

By Xavier Symons Indian authorities have discovered 19 aborted fetuses dumped in plastic bags in the western state of Maharashtra, as officials continue a major investigation into illegal sex-selective abortion in the country. The fetuses were discovered in a sewer near a local medical clinic suspected of carrying out illegal abortions and have been sent …

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Supreme Court of India denies request to abort 20 week baby with Down syndrome

By Dave Andrusko The Supreme Court of India today rejected a request to abort a 20-week-old baby diagnosed with Down syndrome. Under the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, abortions in India are only allowed past the 20th week in cases of a threat to the mother’s life or the child’s (presumably a diagnosis of a …

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Young woman in India delivers five baby girls

By Dave Andrusko Employees at a district hospital in Raipur, India, call the quintuplets born Saturday ‘five-star babies’ as they are probably the most premature quintuplets ever born in India. Raipur is the capital of the state of Chhattisgarh in central India. As of the report, filed by the Times of India’s Ishita Mishra on …

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Indian Medical Association backs compulsory pre-natal sex tests

By Michael Cook India’s gender imbalance is possibly the worst in the world because doctors routinely abort unborn females after an ultrasound test. In 1996 the Indian government banned prenatal sex determination. Twenty years later the slide in the sex ratio has not stopped. According to the 2011 Census the child sex ratio fell from …

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Indian authorities raid clinics performing chemical abortions

By Dave Andrusko According to The Indian Express New Service, for the second time in a little over a week, authorities have caught someone not medically authorized to perform a chemical abortion doing just that in Panchkula, which is in Northern India. The accused is Dr. Sucheta Sahni, a BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and …

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Baby abandoned by parents because of her wrinkly skin saved by grandfather

By Danny Burton A baby girl abandoned by her parents in Western India was rescued by her grandfather. Born at seven months and weighing less than two pounds, the baby girl’s parents reportedly decided to reject her when they saw her wrinkly skin. The baby’s grandfather, Dilip Dode, told reporters that word of the girl’s …

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