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Advocate: Women Have a Right to Know Risks of Abortion Drug

Melinda Tankard Reist, an author and advocate for women and girls, writes of the dangers of a plan to include RU-486 in Australia’s Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme for use in abortions: Recent publicity for abortion drug RU486 has given women assurances … Continue reading

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New Review Links Abortion and Mental Health Problems

A new review of abortion and mental health complications has been published in Italy: A new metastudy performed by researchers at the University of Siena seems to show a clear link between abortion and subsequent mental illnesses like depression, substance … Continue reading

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Researchers Bullied, Silenced at International Conference for Daring to Expose Abortion’s Harm to Women

Researchers Banned From Giving Presentations at International Women’s Conference Months ago, researchers from the American Association of Pro-life Ob/Gyns were invited to give presentations on abortion’s impact on women at the Medical Women’s International Association, held this year in South … Continue reading

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Abortion Has No Benefits, But Does Have Risks, New Research Shows

(Springfield, IL – May 7, 2013) – A meta-analysis combining the results of 8 studies of women facing unwanted pregnancies, published in the April 2013 issue of the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, has concluded that “there is no available evidence … Continue reading

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FDA Approves Sale of Morning After Pill to Teens, Putting Them At Risk

The Food and Drug Administration has announced that it has approved the sale of the Plan B “morning after pill” (also known as “emergency contraception” or EC) for sale to teens as young as 15 without a prescription. The announcement … Continue reading

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The Abortion-Breast Cancer Link: The Biology (Part Four of Four)

By Joel Brind, Ph.D. In the three previous installments of this series, I documented the epidemiological evidence for the abortion-breast cancer (ABC) link, and the ongoing wall of denial from the official purveyors of public health information, including the National … Continue reading

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The Abortion-Breast Cancer Link: The Dagger Under the Table (Part Three of Four)

By Joel Brind, Ph.D. In Part II of this series of articles on the link between abortion and breast cancer, I described how the “reporting bias” or “response bias” argument has been systematically used by the most prominent medical research … Continue reading

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The Abortion-Breast Cancer Link: The Cover-Up (Part Two of Four)

By Joel Brind, Ph.D. The following article originally appeared at NRL News Today. In Part I of this four-part series of articles on the link between abortion and breast cancer (the ABC link), I described the two primary ways in … Continue reading

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The Many Flaws of Judicial Bypass

Lauren Enriquez writes at LiveAction News about how the abortion industry uses “judicial bypass” to get around laws requiring them to notify parents before performing abortions on teenage girls. She notes: The judicial bypass process is essential to ensuring that … Continue reading

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Forced to Abort? Don’t Count on Clinics to Help

Most assume that if a woman or girl is being pressured or forced to abort, that she will have the right or option of saying “no” at the clinic and be given the help she needs. But the truth is … Continue reading

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Empower Women, Not the State

By Christina Dunigan Christina Dunigan of Real Choice, a researcher who tracks women’s deaths from abortion, writes about how abortionists can violate informed consent laws and the need for right to redress laws to protect the rights of pregnant women. … Continue reading

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Abortion Risks | Abortion Complications | Abortion Dangers | Abortion Side Effects

  Printable Fact Sheets Psychological Complications More articles on abortion complications Physical Dangers Associated With Abortion Approximately 10% of women undergoing induced abortion suffer from immediate complications, of which one-fifth (2%) were considered major.19 However the majority of complications take time … Continue reading

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The Despicable “God Intends Rape” Comments

By David C. Reardon The accusations that Indiana U.S. Senate candidate Richard Mourdock believes “God intends pregnancies resulting from rape” reveal a despicable attitude toward justice and truth. But even worse, the commentary and debate taking place about rape pregnancies is profoundly … Continue reading

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So Much of Me Died: Mary’s Story

Note: The following is an excerpt from the book Giving Sorrow Words: Women’s Stories of Grief After Abortion. I remember the events surrounding my abortions clearly. There are some things that are so utterly terrible, so devastating, they never fade … Continue reading

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Repeat Abortions: What the Research Says

According to the Alan Guttmacher Institute, approximately 45 percent of abortions are repeat abortions. Two new studies released last month have found increased risks for women who undergo multiple abortions. One study, co-authored by Elliot Institute director Dr. David Reardon, … Continue reading

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