6.27.2008

When Theocrats have Power

This is just disgusting.

From the Information Paradox:

An 11 year old rape victim in Romania is being urged by 20 church groups not to get an abortion. In fact, the church groups have threatened to press charges if the courts allow the child to travel to Britain to get an abortion. That's right - the church groups will press charges! As if this young lady has not been through enough!

The real kicker to this is that the Romanian Orthodox Church supports the stance that the family should be the ones to decide what is best for the child. Who knew an Orthodox church could be so liberal?? Actually, I am being sarcastic - it is nice to see the church is in full support of the family's decision.

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