Is abortion justified in the case of rape?
Can we remedy a grave injustice by committing a still more grave injustice?
The violated woman must be better defended by judicial authority; it ought to find ways of dissuading prospective rapists from their activity. On the other hand, abortion brings about behavior hardly respectful of the woman and by that fact, it is conducive to making rape more commonplace.
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