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Colombian Hospital Fined for Refusing to Perform Abortion

May 08 -- A Jesuit-run hospital in the Colombian capital was fined for refusing to terminate the pregnancy of a woman whose fetus had serious deformities, a women’s rights group said Thursday.

Colombian Hospital Fined for Refusing to Perform Abortion

The sanction is the first ever to be imposed for this reason in Colombia and was levied against the San Ignacio Hospital, which at the end of last year said the reason it would not agree to abort the fetus was due to its conscientious objection to that kind of procedure.

The Colombian branch of Women’s Link Worldwide said in a communique that Bogota health authorities fined San Ignacio 11.53 million pesos ($5,165).

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