Woman with mental age of child must have abortion against her will, court rules
‘I think she would like to have a baby in the same way she would like to have a nice doll’
Jun 22, 2019
A judge has ruled that a pregnant woman with limited mental capacity must have an abortion.
The woman is in her twenties and 22 weeks pregnant but has the mental age of a child aged between six and nine, the court heard.
A police investigation into how she fell pregnant is ongoing.