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Supreme Court turns down request to abort 26-week old foetus with Down syndrome

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The Supreme Court has twisted down a Maharashtra woman’s request to abort her 26-week old foetus distressed with Down syndrome citing the 46-year-old Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, which does not allow a woman to abort if her pregnancy crosses 20 weeks Three months from now, 37-year-old Sulekha (name changed) ...

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