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10-year-old becomes pawn for the pro-abortion lobby

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  • June 25, 2015

By Michael Kinsalla, Catholic Register Special

A 10-year-old Paraguayan girl is at the centre of an international controversy over “reproductive rights” after she was allegedly raped and impregnated by her stepfather. All cases of child abuse are emotionally contentious and morally outrageous but, as is often the case with vulnerable young women and children, this girl is now a pawn in the wider gambit of the pro-abortion lobby.

Her case highlights the fact that child rape is an international reality that demands an assertive and harmonized global response. This response, however, should not be one that treats abortion as a therapeutic approach to child rape and pregnancy. Unfortunately, part of the hazard in co-ordinating such a response is that most international agencies ostensibly charged with the protection and welfare of human life are avowedly pro-abortion, up to:

o Advocating abortion as a standardized policy/instrument for health and charity organizations worldwide as a means to alleviate poverty and curiously, promote “quality of life”;

o Funding abortion as a purported means of population control with tenuous links to economic growth;

o Performing abortions as a curative, as if the pregnancy itself was an illness...

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