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Judge orders abortion on girl, 13, with intellect of 7 year old

1 June 2014

Sir James Munby ruled that an abortion was in the girl's "best interests"

The High Court in London has approved an abortion in the case of a mentally-impaired teenager. The girl, aged 13, was said to have the intellect of a seven year-old.

Sir James Munby, President of the Family Division of the High Court, held that an abortion was in the girl's best interests. [Mail, 10 June]

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