Resolución No. 23/81, Caso 2141 (“Baby Boy”) interpuesto por los Sres. White y Potter contra los Estados Unidos de América, OAS/Ser.L/V/II.54, doc. 9 rev. 1, 6 de marzo de 1981. Sentencia en español.
[Abortion scheme in US did not violate the American Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man nor the American Convention on Human Rights; right to life does not begin at conception in the Declaration, which prevails over the wording in the Convention.]
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