Bill in Rio Grande do Norte State Demands Rape Victims View Images of Abortion

The bill would require pregnant women to wait 15 days before undergoing an abortion authorized by a court. Legal experts agree the bill is unconstitutional.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In the week that religious groups gathered outside a hospital in Recife in an attempt to prevent a 10-year-old girl from undergoing a legal abortion, the Legislative Assembly of Rio Grande do Norte State intended to examine a bill that aims, in practice, to hinder legal abortion in the state and subject women to techniques that amount to psychological torture to abandon the termination of pregnancy.

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