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Prenatal Care & Planned Parenthood

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Curtailing teen births now a higher-ed goal

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Incoming college students next fall will begin receiving information during orientation to raise awareness about unplanned pregnancies.

Source: Curtailing teen births now a higher-ed goal

Interesting article, and I’m just wondering how they’re factoring abortions into this overall.  Birth control and abortion are not the answer to reducing teen pregnancies.

Study: Women More Likely to Die After Abortion, Not Childbirth | LifeNews.com

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Study: Women More Likely to Die After Abortion, Not Childbirthh | LifeNews.com.

Whatever you think about abortion, you need to read this part:

“Reardon said the February study was “worse than a junk in, junk out analysis” because its authors excluded record linkage studies, all of which contradicted their claim that childbirth is 14 times more dangerous than abortion, from their literature review. He believes that evidence of abortion-associated risks is being suppressed for ideological and political reasons.

“Population control activists in the United States and Europe, governments, NGO’s, and academic circles are pressuring developing countries to legalize abortion,” he said. “Their long-standing documented objective is to reduce birth rates among the poor. But that objective is being disguised by the more politically correct sales pitch which asserts that abortion is safer than childbirth and represents a positive benefit to women’s health. Any evidence which undermines that sales pitch is therefore doggedly ignored or suppressed.”

Reardon believes the higher rates of maternal mortality associated with abortion may be largely due to elevated rates of psychological stress associated with abortion.

For example, the mortality studies in Finland found a three-fold increased risk of suicide in the first year following an abortion compared to the general population and a six-fold higher risk compared to women who gave birth. The highest suicide rate was within two months of the abortion.”

Which one was conceived in Rape? | LifeSiteNews.com

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‘Which one was conceived in Rape?’: the viral image that deflated pro-abortion rhetoric | LifeSiteNews.com.

“No one understands the flaw in the rape-abortion argument better than Rebecca Kiessling, who at 18 learned that she was conceived in a brutal rape by a serial rapist who held her mother at knife-point.

“Please understand that whenever you identify yourself as being ‘pro-choice,’ or whenever you make that exception for rape,” she writes in her testimony, “what that really translates into is you being able to stand before me, look me in the eye, and say to me, ‘I think your mother should have been able to abort you.’””

Powerful words.