Teen at Center of Abortion Debate Dies After Chemo Delay

A pregnant 16-year-old in the Dominican Republic took center stage in the abortion debate when she died last Friday of leukemia complications amid reports that doctors had delayed chemotherapy out of fear that it could terminate her pregnancy. The Dominican Republic has a strict anti-abortion law. But the young woman's doctor at Semma Hospital in Santo Domingo told ABCNews.com that the hospital had postponed chemotherapy not because of the country's abortion ban but because it was waiting...Full Story
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