Category Archives: Research

Legal or Illegal, Women Still Die from Abortion

Real Choice reports today on the death from abortion of 37-year-old Carole Schaner on October 20, 1971, by Dr. Jesse Ketchum: Ketchum was a former criminal abortionist from Ypsilanti, Michigan who had relocated to New York specifically to open an abortion practice … Continue reading

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Down Syndrome Awareness Month: Information, Resources and Hope

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month. Sadly, most unborn children diagnosed with Down Syndrome are aborted — often after parents are given poor information and pressured or coerced to abort by medical staff.  Most people also don’t know about the … Continue reading

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Forced Abortions in China – Crime Against Humanity

“Nothing in human history compares to the magnitude of China’s more than 34-year assault on women and children,” said Smith, who has held almost 50 hearings on human rights violations in China. “Abortion is a weapon of mass destruction. Hundreds of millions of lives have been exterminated.” Continue reading

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New Study Exposes The Link Between Sex Trafficking and Forced Abortion

A new U.S. study of women who survived sex trafficking found that forced abortion was common among victims who became pregnant, calling it an “especially disturbing trend.” Laura Lederer, one the authors of the study, testified about the findings at … Continue reading

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Doctors: Abortion Not Necessary to Save Mothers’ Lives

From LifeSite News: Almost 900 medical professionals have now signed the Dublin Declaration on Maternal Health, launched in 2012 to declare that abortion is not needed to save women’s lives. Unveiled at the International Symposium on Maternal Healthcare in Dublin, … Continue reading

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Australian Maternal Death Report Highlights Abortion-Suicide Connection

A report on maternal deaths in Queensland, Australia, has raised concerns about suicide following pregnancy, particularly after abortion. The Queensland Maternal and Perinatal Quality Council report noted: Suicide is the leading cause of death in women within 42 days after … Continue reading

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New Scientific Review Supports Link Between Abortion and Breast Cancer

Another scientific review of the research on abortion and breast cancer has been published. From the news release by the Coalition on Abortion/Breast Cancer: A scientific review conducted by Angela Lanfranchi, MD and Patrick Fagan, Ph.D. found that support for … Continue reading

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Is Late Term Abortion Ever Necessary?

By Mary L. Davenport, M.D., FACOG The following article was published in 2010 by the American Association of Prolife Ob-Gyns [AAPLOG]. In the aftermath of the killing of George Tiller, the Kansas abortionist, on May 31, 2009, we have heard … Continue reading

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Study of 36 Chinese Abortion-Breast Cancer Studies a “Game Changer,” Says Scientist

Two of Three Meta-Analyses Now Support Link Between Abortion and Breast cancer The following statement was released by the Coalition on Abortion/Breast Cancer on Dec. 2, 2013. A systematic review and meta-analysis of 36 Chinese studies, published by Dr. Yubei … Continue reading

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Induced Abortion Raises Breast Cancer Risk by More Than 20-Fold, Study Finds

The following statement was released by the Coalition on Abortion/Breast Cancer on August 14, 2013. The Coalition on Abortion/Breast Cancer reported today on a Bangladesh study published in the Journal of Dhaka Medical College on risk factors for breast cancer, … 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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Ideological Bias Risking the Lives of Young Women

Denise Hummell, M.D. writes at Zenit: Scientific studies from around the world show that younger women, specifically those between the ages of 25 and 39, are increasingly being diagnosed with aggressive breast cancer—which has often spread further in the body … Continue reading

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Doctor: Abortion Not A “Viable Treatment Option” to Save Women’s Lives

Tells Legislators That Performing Abortions “Would Entail  Undue and Dangerous Delay” in Providing Life-Saving Care for Women From the testimony of Dr. Anthony Levatino, an ob-gyn who formerly performed abortions and has treated women with high-risk pregnancies, before the Subcommittee … 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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