Sex selective abortions in United Kingdom

An investigation by the Daily Mail has revealed that some physicians in the United Kingdom will arrange for sex-selective abortions.  A physician suspended by the General Medical Council following the disclosure agreed to falsify the reason for the procedure.  Another physician and an obstetrician/gynaecologist also face discipline.  [Daily Mail]


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  1. What is of interest is that it is likely that health care practitioners who refused to facilitate abortion for eugenic reasons would be criticized, because eugenic abortions are legal and accepted by the ethics of the medical establishment. Conscientious objection to sex-selective abortion is considered obligatory, while conscientious objection to eugenic abortion is at least questioned.

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