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Expert on women’s issues urges assistance for pregnant girl in Mexico

.- Patricia Lopez Mancera of the Center for Women’s Studies and Comprehensive Formation in Cancun, Mexico said this week that medical care must be guaranteed for a nine year-old girl named Amalia who is 14 weeks pregnant as a result of being sexually abused by her supposed stepfather.

“The doctor says both mother and baby are okay and that the pregnancy can continue, so we are expecting the girl to receive adequate medical care.”  Mancera explained on local radio that the young girl is not currently in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo, “she is undergoing tests elsewhere and is awaiting the results.”

Mancera recalled that the recent constitutional reform in Quintana Roo guarantees and protects the right to life from the moment of conception but does not criminalize women who undergo an abortion.

Earlier this week, CNA published an interview with the president of Alliance for the Family, Christine de Marcellus de Vollmer, in which she explained that abortion does not protect pregnant teens, but instead covers up the sexual abuse, which is often committed by their mothers' live-in boyfriends.

De Vollmer called for these women not to be treated as instruments in the pro-abortion campaign of feminist groups that wish to legalize abortion on demand.


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Saint Ignatius of Loyola, Priest

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