Skip to comments.Germany gives rights to tiny babies who die
Posted on 05/09/2012 3:52:07 PM PDT by Olog-hai
A German law which meant that very small babies were not recognized as peoplemeaning that when they died due to miscarriage or after a premature birth, they could often not be buriedhas been changed.
Until now, dead babies weighing less than 500 grams (1 lb 1.62 oz) were not recognized by German authorities as having a legal identitythey could not be included on the civic register and were often thus not released or accepted for burial.
As many German states require a person to be on the civic register before they can be buried, hospitals have often refused to give the body of an unregistered stillborn baby, or premature baby that died after being born, to the parents.
While some cemeteries buried them anonymously in an area for Sternenkinder, or star babies, German law said that deceased babies below 500 grams should be disposed hygienically and taking moral sensibilities into account.
Now parents of very small babies who die or are stillborn will have the option to legally name, and bury, their child, no matter how many grams it weighed when born.
(Excerpt) Read more at thelocal.de ...
The pro-aborts aren’t going to like this one.
But really...what kind of moral retard would have a problem with parents of a stillborn giving him/her a name and identity and then giving them a proper burial?
I think Chancellor Merkel’s father being a Lutheran Minister had an effect on this...
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