Judges Forces Mentally Disabled Woman to Have Abortion That Will Kill Her 12-Week-Old Baby

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Judges Forces Mentally Disabled Woman to Have Abortion That Will Kill Her 12-Week-Old Baby

A British judge ruled in favor of an abortion for a mentally disabled woman and her unborn baby Friday at the request of the woman’s caregivers. Though the woman, whose mental capacity is similar to that of a toddler, likely does not understand and her unborn baby also is defenseless and vulnerable, the woman’s doctors, case workers and foster family all believe an abortion is in her best interest, The Mail reports.

Judge Forces Mentally Disabled Woman to be Fitted With Contraceptive Device After She Became Pregnant

A British woman who nearly was forced to abort her unborn baby by a judge will be forced to be fitted with a contraceptive device instead. Despite objections from the woman’s family and lawyers, Justice MacDonald ruled Wednesday in favor of contraception for the 24-year-old woman, who has mental disabilities, according to the Catholic News Agency.