Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Can Secrecy Save Baby Girls From Abortion?

How do we keep baby girls safe from death? According to one doctor, the answer may be to withhold the child’s sex until he or she is at least 30 weeks old – too late for the easy “fix,” a no-questions-asked abortion.

According to MSNBC, Dr. Rajenda Kale, interim editor-in-chief of the Canadian Medical Association Journal, is arguing that physicians can help prevent sex-selective abortions by simply not disclosing the baby’s sex to the parents until later in the pregnancy. Abortions based on sex are particularly prevalent in many Asian countries, including Korea, China, and India, due to a strong cultural preference for sons over daughters. Not only do people in those countries routinely kill their girls in the womb, but immigrants have even brought the practice to the U.S. and Canada...

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