Friday, July 14, 2006

Austrian Physician Facing Punishment for Not Advising Abortion

As if there wasn't already plenty of pressure on good doctors...

An Austrian doctor who allegedly didn't provide a woman enough details about her unborn child's possible disability, so she could have had an abortion, may be held liable for paying for child support as a result. The case is the latest in the controversial field of wrongful life or wrongful birth lawsuits.

The Austrian Supreme Court has ordered a lower court to consider whether the OBGYN should be required to pay the child support..

Read the rest of this important LifeNews story here.