Abortion Blocked in Case of Twelve Year Incest Victim
A Michigan Judge has blocked a twelve year old pregnant girl who is a victim of incest from being taken by her parents to Kansas to obtain an abortion Raped by her brother, the girl is twenty-eight weeks pregnant. Her doctor failed to properly diagnose her four times. Michigan outlaws abortions after twenty-four weeks except when the woman's life is endangered.
Prosecutors, tipped off by the girl's cousin, pressed a judge to forbid the girl from having an abortion until she underwent psychological treatment, saying that the girl was unsure whether she wanted to have the abortion or not. The Judge blocked the girl's parents from taking her out of state to get the abortion until she has had a month of treatment. The brother will face sexual assault charges.
8/29/2014 Domestic Violence Victims May Now Qualify For Asylum in the US - A recent case has opened the door for victims of domestic violence abroad to qualify for asylum in the United States.
The Justice Department's Board of Immigration Appeals ruled for the first time on Tuesday that a victim of domestic violence fit a specific criterion for asylum: persecution for membership in a particular social group. . . .