A run-of-the-mill, plain-vanilla, everyday “pro-choicer” is bad enough. But when a “pro-choicer” is rich and famous and develops a sense of entitlement, people’s very
are in danger.
Fernandes das Dores de Souza (“Bruno”) was the star goalkeeper of Flamengo, Brazil’s most popular football team (Americans call this “soccer), which was followed by an estimated 33million fans.He was married, but, being “pro-choice,” this didn’t stop him from having plenty of girlfriends on the side. In fact, he also participated in orgies. In October 2009, one of hisgirlfriends, Eliza Samudio, told him that she was pregnant by him, a result of one of these orgies,so Souza decided to handle things the “pro-choice” way, instead of facing responsibility for hisactions. He kidnapped Eliza, assaulted her, and forced her to take abortifacient drugs in anattempt to kill her child. Fortunately, her preborn child survived, and she gave birth in February2010. She reported Souza to police, and they arrested him. In December 2010, Souza wasconvicted of private imprisonment, bodily harm, and illegal constraint, and was sentenced to 54months in prison.In his ruling, Judge Marco Couto publicly shamed and denounced Souza, saying that… having met the victim at a particular event [an orgy] and opting for irresponsible sex, it was not proper for him to carry out the role he played uponlearning of the pregnancy of the victim. To his cowardice, then, a proper penalresponse is imposed. It is true that the accused has does not have [a record of] previous offenses. But his personality, based on what we have seen, revealeditself to be criminal.But Souza had his revenge. He certainly did.After Eliza gave birth to her child, she pressured Souza for a DNA-based paternity test inMay 2010. Then, the following month, she simply vanished from the face of the earth. Souza,with the assistance of his wife and family member, took Eliza to his home in the State of MinasGarais, where the held her against her will. Then one of Souza’s friends strangled her. ThenSouza and his friends chopped up her body, buried part of it under concrete, and fed the rest to hisRottweilers.Eliza’s four-month-old son was found alive in the house of strangers living nearby in the