Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Italian baby boy survives abortion for two days

A new case in Italy could shake up the largely Roman Catholic country's laws on abortion. A baby boy who survived his abortion and was left by hospital staff to die was found by a priest, who called for the staff to try to save the baby. The boy passed away two days after he was born.

"Italian police are investigating the case for "homicide" because infanticide is illegal in Italy.

The law means that doctors have had an obligation to try to preserve the life of the child once he had survived the abortion."

Read more in the article in the UK's Telegraph newspaper.

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