TimothyGreenman is right, it's cultural.Sun Jun 3, 2012 10:23pm22.214.171.124China was aborting females because the govt would only allow one child per couple. And the culture was that a son helped his parents in their old age. Daughters helped their husbands parents rather then their own. Having a daughter instead of a son was to take a risk that there would be nobody to help the parents when they aged. A government that can ban abortions can also force them if it thinks it's necessary.
- Is it moral for parents to abort based on sex? Ken C, Sun Jun 3 12:10amI think it's immoral for parents to abort their babies just because they are girls. In some countries like India and China they are having problems due to a shortage of women and too many men. Some... more
- Greenman is right, it's cultural. Timothy, Sun Jun 3 10:23pm
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