Raped girl wants abortion; religious nutters say no

An 11 year old Romanian girl was raped by her uncle and now wants an abortion. You’d think it’d be a no-brainer that she should have one, right? Well, you’d be wrong, religious groups oppose it:

Twenty pro-life Christian Orthodox groups threatened to press charges if the girl was allowed to have a termination in Romania on exceptional grounds.

Look, I’ve no problem with people having religious beliefs. But I do strongly object to those religious people who want to force their beliefs onto others. If you think abortion is worng, then don’t have one — but don’t try to make others go along with your beliefs.

Fortunately the Romanian government have more sense:

[the girl] can have an abortion in Romania on exceptional grounds, the country’s government ruled today.

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