November 22, 2004

Miscarriage fuels debate on abortion

Robert Sedler, a Constitutional Law professor at Wayne State, was quoted on the case of the induced miscarriage from the beating of a 16-year old girl. "The fact that she is legally entitled to an abortion isn't really relevant," said Sedler. "This wasn't an abortion, it was assault with the consent of the victim." Sedler also said that the girl could have obtained an abortion under Michigan law with a parent's permission or with judicial waiver.

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