Indian Court Grants 13-year-old Rape Victim Late-term Abortion 1 234 567

Indian Court Grants 13-year-old Rape Victim Late-term Abortion

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India's Supreme Court has granted a 13-year-old rape victim in Mumbai permission to terminate her pregnancy.

The girl, who was 32 weeks pregnant, needed the court's assent Wednesday as Indian law only allows abortions after 20 weeks if the mother's life is in danger.

The case was heard so late in the girl's pregnancy because her parents only discovered she was pregnant at 29 weeks, when they took her to the doctor for obesity treatments, having noted that she had gained...

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